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Postdoctoral Fellow - Genitourinary Medical Oncology Research

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
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Jul 2, 2023

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A postdoctoral fellow position is immediately available in Eleonora Dondossola PhD laboratory in Genitourinary Medical Oncology. We are looking for highly self-motivated candidates with a recent degree to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms of tumor progression in bone and therapy resistance to targeted radiation, immunotherapy, and kinase inhibition.

Investigate the mechanisms underlying the evolution of prostate and renal cell carcinomas in bone.

Design novel projects, create hypothesis-driven experiments, maintain excellent descriptions of experiments performed, standardize and validate new methods and be able to interpret results.

Provide scientific expertise and organizational skills in getting involved in various research projects involving tissue and cell culture, small animal models, and human subject research.

Computer skills such as entering data obtained from experiments into graphic and statistics programs, image analysis, and figures generation are essential.

Responsible for coordinating procedures with collaborators.

Perform technical laboratory duties following general and/or specific plans.

Read, write and edit manuscripts and reports, and assist with grant writing.

Would prefer the candidate to have knowledge of cancer biology, confocal microscopy, and image analysis.

Would prefer the candidate to have knowledge of cancer biology, confocal microscopy, and image analysis. For more information, please refer to our recent publications (Dondossola, Science Translational Medicine, 2018; Dondossola, JNCI, 2019; Paindelli, Biomaterials, 2019; Paindelli, J Nuclear Medicine, 2021; Bello, PNAS, 2021; Parlani, J Nuclear Medicine, 2022).


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2023 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

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