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Post-doctoral position in Cell Therapy for Autoimmune Diseases, and Cancer Biology

Employer
Medical University of South Carolina - Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Location
Charleston, South Carolina (US)
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jun 6, 2024

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Immunology, Microbiology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Postdoc
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital

Job Details

Post-doctoral position in Cell Therapy for Autoimmune Diseases, and Cancer Biology   

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Mentor: Dr. Chenthamarakshan Vasu

A post-doctoral position is available to be involved in developing and testing novel cellular therapies to induce immune tolerance and tissue regeneration, as well as for studying the cell biology of cancers.  Project involves studies using cell lines, engineered primary dendritic cells, human samples, human iPSCs, 2D cultures, and 3D Organoids, and conventional and novel humanized rodent models of autoimmunity. Studying the role of various cellular proteins in tumorigenesis employing advanced imaging technologies and molecular biology approaches, and novel conditional knockout mouse models is another area of interest. More details can be found at:  https://medicine.musc.edu/departments/microbiology/research-program/vasu-lab

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent in Immunology or cancer biology. Candidates with previous experience and publication record in the fields of iPSC and organoid culture, immunology, cellular therapy, and/or cancer cell biology will be considered. Candidates with strong background in multiparametric flow cytometry and confocal microscopy will also be considered. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply to address significant gender and racial/ethnic gaps in the nation’s biomedical research workforce.

MUSC is located in the beautiful historic district of Charleston bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and beautiful beaches to the east, and national forests and wildlife refuges to the north and south. MUSC is the state’s top-ranked medical center.

For detailed information and to apply, contact Dr. Vasu at vasu@musc.edu

 

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