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Post Doctoral Researcher
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James Cancer Hospital/CCC
Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Position summary

Post Doctoral Researcher (Job Opening 441194) - Post Doctoral Researcher to pursue specialized research training and experience under the guidance of a scientific mentor; conducts research to study molecular mechanisms of colon cancer metastasis and drug resistance, to identify and validate novel targets associated with cell survival, invasion, angiogenesis and metastasis using cell culture and mouse models, and ultimately to develop effective therapies to treat colon cancer patients; develops, adopts and implements new laboratory methods to achieve characterization of the genetic basis of human cancers; identifies novel genes and examines their role in cancer development; analyzes changes in gene copy number and mRNA or protein expression, gene cloning and mutation detection; participates in analyzing data for reports for the purpose of grants submissions; trains staff in molecular biology techniques

Education and experience

A Doctoral degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics or related area is required. Experience with immunology or bioinformatics is preferred; record of publications in peer-reviewed journals and expertise in cell culture and mouse models is preferred. Requires successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.