Postdoctoral Fellow

Staff Name: 
Li Yang, Ph.D.
Lab/Branch/Program: 
Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics
Job Category: 
Training
Location: 
Bethesda
Multiple Positions Available: 
Yes
Research Area Keywords: 

cancer metastasis, microenvironment, immune, epigenetic

Position Description: 

The Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics is seeking postdoc research fellow or more senior level in Dr. Li Yang's Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis Section. The research program focuses on the interplay of tumor and host in the metastatic process, and aims to identify critical molecular mediators for therapeutic target. The group utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach combining molecular, biochemical, genetic, and cellular as well as immunology techniques to understand how tumor microenvironment contributes to tumor metastasis. Available projects include epigenetic reprogramming of the metastatic cancer cells and immune environment evolution during tumor progression.

The laboratory is located in NIH Bethesda campus, which has a state-of-the art research platform. The candidates will have access to the research facilities and outstanding stipend support.

Number of Positions: 
2
C.V. Required: 
Yes
Number of References Required: 
3
Bibliography Required: 
Yes
Experience Required: 

Interested candidates must have a Ph.D. or MD/PhD within the past five years in immunology, genetics/epigenetics, and molecular biology. Candidates with background in cancer biology are preferred. Individuals with high motivation and good logical/analytic skills are encouraged to apply. Good publication record and communication skills are required.

Additional Information: 

For more information on the Yang lab, please visit (https://ccr.cancer.gov/Laboratory-of-Cancer- Biology-and-Genetics/li-yang).

How To Apply: 

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV with bibliography, a brief description of research experience and interests, and 3 references to yangl3@mail.nih.gov.

Contact Name: 
Li Yang
Contact E-mail: 
yangl3@mail.nih.gov
Contact Phone: 
240-760-6809

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