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Mucosal ImmunologyPosted by: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Posted date: 2019-Feb-22
Two postdoctoral positions for immunology are available immediately at the Mucosal Immunology Section (MIS), NIDCR, NIH.
Position 1, to study the molecular, epigenetic and metabolic mechanisms of TGF-regulation of B cells;
Position 2, to develop antigen-specific immunotherapy for cancer and autoimmune diseases in experimental and translational settings;
For recent references, see Tu etal, Immunity, 2018; Zhang et al, Nat Med, 2017; Placek et al, Nat Immunol, 2017; Konkel et al, Immunity, 2017; Chen & ten Dike, Nat Rev Immunol, 2016; Zanvit et al, Nat Commun, 2015; Nakatsukasa et al, Nat Immunol, 2015; Kasagi et al, Sci Transl Med, 2014; Konkel et al, Proc Nat Acad Sci USA, 2014.Qualifications:
We are looking for motivated and interactive scientists with a recent PhD and/or MD (less than 5 years) in the areas of immunology, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry. The experience of B cell biology for Position 1 is required. The experience of TGF-b signaling and cancer animal models is required for Position 2. The experience of epigenetics, single cell RNA-seq analysis, metabolism, conditional gene-knockout mice are preferred, but not required.To Apply:
Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae and names of 3 references, and statement of research interest to: WanJun Chen: wchenmail.nih.gov
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