• Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Job Location US-TN-Memphis
    Tumor Cell Biology
    Faculty Member
    Martine Roussel
  • Summary

    The Roussel Laboratory is seeking highly motivated and creative candidates for a fully supported postdoctoral fellowship to develop potentially curative strategies to treat the most aggressive forms of medulloblastoma for current protocols are inadequate.


    You will have the opportunity to lead new projects such as:

    • Developing novel genetically engineered murine models that recapitulate the human disease
    • Perform high throughput screens of FDA-approved drugs and drugs currently in clinical trials using our current mouse and human models
    • Perform CRISPR-Cas9 screens of shRNA libraries to identify novel drivers of medulloblastoma development
    • Validate drugs and novel drivers using our established pre-clinical pipeline

    In this position, you will gain extensive experience and training in mouse genetics, gene editing, high-throughput screens and pre-clinical trials.

    Minimum Education

    Successful applicants will have a strong publication record, excellent communication skills, and a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, genomics, neurobiology, or a related area. To succeed in this position, you will have a strong molecular and cell biology background, with an emphasis on molecular cloning, neurobiology and genetic manipulation of mammalian cells. Applicants with experience with neurobiology, mouse modeling, and pre-clinical trials are strongly encouraged to apply.


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