Postdoctoral fellow

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7062358
Posted: November 15, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Our research is to understand the molecular basis of T cell mediated immune responses, and how abnormal immune regulation leads to immunodeficiency, autoimmunity and cancer. Autoimmunity and inflammation mouse models include experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), colitis, and lung airway inflammation; tumor immunity models include T cell-mediated immune responses against transplanted melanoma, chemical induced sarcoma, and lung cancer. The Nurieva lab at the MD Anderson Cancer Center is recruiting a postdoc to conduct research in the following projects: 1. The molecular mechanisms of T cell activation and tolerance; 2. The signaling and transcriptional mechanisms underlying T helper cell differentiation and function.

Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree or in the process of completing Ph.D. training and a solid background in Immunology, with preferred hand-on experience in flow cytometry, molecular techniques, and mouse models of autoimmunity and/or anti-tumor immunity.

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.


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