• Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biologist

    Job Location US-TN-Memphis
    ID
    39025
    Department
    Surgery
    Faculty Member
    Jun Yang
  • Summary

    The Yang Laboratory is seeking two creative and highly motivated candidates, one biologist and one chemist, for fully NIH supported postdoctoral fellowship studying the epigenetic functions in solid tumors and leukemia. The major interests of the lab are to study how alterations of epigenetics causes cancer progression and therapy resistance, and to develop novel inhibitors to target epigenetic modifiers. This is the biologist position. To apply for the chemist position, please click here.

     

    Projects:

    • Understanding of the molecular mechanism by which epigenetic modifiers in cancer progression and therapy resistance by using cutting-edge technologies.
    • Mechanism of action of novel epigenetic inhibitors and the therapeutic efficacy of novel inhibitors in vivo and in vitro cancer models

    Minimum Education

    Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, cancer biology, genetics or a related field.

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