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Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Contact Name: Carol J. Thiele, Ph.D.
Contact Phone: 301.496.1543
Contact Fax: 301.451.7052
Contact E-mail:
Branch/Laboratory/Program: Pediatric Oncology Branch
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Number of Positions Available: 1

Research Area Key Words:

Epigenetics, differentiation, neuroblastoma
CV Required? Yes
Number References Required: 3
Publications List Required? Yes
Position Description: A post-doctoral position is available in the Cell & Molecular Biology Section to study mechanisms of epigenetic dysregulation in pediatric neuroectodermal tumors. The broad goal of the laboratory is to study mechanisms of differentiation and how they are dysregulated in embryonal cancers with an eye towards developing novel therapeutic strategies based on an understanding of tumor biology. Current projects are mechanisms of regulation of EZH2 in neuroblastoma and mESC reprogramming by tumor suppressors.
Experience Required: Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent and no more than 5 years of post-doctoral experience. Individuals with a strong background in molecular biology and experience in chromatin biology are encouraged to apply. Experience in genome-wide assays, bioinformatics or deep sequencing is an additional asset. Qualified candidates should have strong communication skills, and a demonstrated record of scientific achievement through peer-reviewed publications. Successful, well-motivated candidates will joining a multi-disciplinary team of researchers working in a translation environment.
Additional Information: Interested individuals should send a two-page statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae and bibliography and 3 letters of recommendation.
Location: NCI-Bethesda
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