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Principal Investigator: Yong Wan, PhD, Professor, y; Director, Glenn Family Breast Center; Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Email:
New NIH-funded positions are available for ambitious and outstanding postdocs to participate in studies of molecular mechanisms and therapy development for cancer. Fellows are expected to be independent, capable of leading their own research projects and be in charge of all aspects of their project from conception, data generation and analysis to grant submissions and preparation of scientific publications under the guidance of the PI.
Available projects include:
Targeting posttranslational modifications in breast tumor immune checkpoint function and immunotherapy (Cancer Discover 2020.10(12))
Targeting posttranslational modifications in genome stability and breast cancer treatment (EMBO Mol Med. 2020.12(12))
Targeting posttranslational modifications in oncogenic signaling and breast cancer treatment (Cancer Research 2020.80(12))
The laboratory has an established track record of translational research in the field of cancer and applicants can access the PIs google scholar profile to familiarize themselves with the lab's research: ).
The laboratory is located in the NCI-designated Winship Cancer Institute (), which provides an outstanding and stimulating scientific environment with multiple supportive core facilities and shared resources. Emory University is one of the nation's leading cancer research and treatment centers and is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists. The Office of Postdoctoral Education (OPE) at Emory University provides mentoring and career guidance and postdocs benefit from a faculty mentoring committee that guides their training and progress. Postdoctoral scholars qualify for Emory sponsored benefits, including health, life, and other insurances.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in the biomedical sciences (molecular biology, biochemistry, cancer biology, drug discovery and related disciplines), mastery of oral and written English. Prior experience with animal models of cancer and bioinformatics are an advantage. The initial appointment is set for 12 months, followed by annual renewal based on mutual agreement. Salary is commensurate with experience and Institutional guidelines. Interested applicants should apply online . The application materials should include: a current RESUME with names and contact information of three references and a brief statement of career goals, research background and interests. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Inquiries should be sent to
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