Postdoctoral Fellow- head and neck cancers

Staff Name: 
Vassiliki Saloura, M.D. Ph. D.
Thoracic and GI Malignancies Branch
Research Area Keywords: 

head and neck cancer, epigenetics, protein methylation

Position Description: 

This is a postdoctoral training position that will entail projects related to deciphering the function of specific protein methyltransferases and/or demethylases in head and neck cancer models. The postdoctoral fellow will learn and apply multiple experimental cancer biology techniques, including but not limited to cell culturing, transfection systems, knockdown and overexpression experiments, CRISPR techniques, plasmid preparation in E-coli, Western blotting, immunoprecipitation, ChIP-sequencing, ChIP-assays, RNA and DNA extraction. The applicant is expected to be highly motivated and able to drive these projects, design experiments, troubleshoot results, present findings at meetings and write/submit manuscripts in an accurate and efficient manner.

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Experience Required: 

PhD in biology, biochemistry, or bioengineering, and/or MD degree.

How To Apply: 

Please send CV and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Vassiliki Saloura at

Contact Name: 
Vassiliki Saloura
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