The Asimakopoulos lab at UCSD Moores Cancer Center is seeking Postdoctoral Fellow level-scientists to focus on tumor immunology and myeloma immunotherapy. The lab focuses on immune-matrix cross-talk with a view towards development of novel cancer vaccination strategies. The lab also has a longstanding disease focus on multiple myeloma, the second most common blood cancer, and has developed innovative myeloma models over the last several years. For more information, please go to asimakopouloslab.org.
The positions are funded through the NIH/NCI as well as Moores Cancer Center.
We are particularly interested in candidates with the following backgrounds:
- Mouse models of cancer, particularly blood cancers Single cell -omics Immunology CRISPR genome editing
Interested applicants please forward:
- Cover letter indicating current and future career goals
- Curriculum vitae
- Brief summary of previous research experience
- Names and contact information for 3 references
The Moores Cancer Center is one of just 49 in the United States to hold a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. As such, it ranks among the top centers in the nation conducting basic and clinical cancer research, providing advanced patient care and serving the community through outreach and education programs. The Cancer Center's mission is to translate promising scientific discoveries into new and better options for the care of patients with cancer. The Center supports one of the broadest ranges of cancer activities in the nation – from fundamental and translational cancer research in molecular genetics and advanced molecular therapeutics, and from population studies of cancer incidence to community education about cancer prevention and risk reduction.