Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Genitourinary Medical Oncology - Research (Theocharis Panaretakis, PhD)

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7076780

Posted: April 7, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Our research is focused on understanding the role of extracellular vesicles in the cross-talk between the cellular components of prostate cancer tumor microenvironment. The laboratory employs both pre-clinical models and clinical samples for our studies on the molecular and functional properties of extracellular vesicles. In addition, the laboratory focuses on addressing this issue using a wide range of tools from next-generation sequencing (WES, WGS, RNA-seq) and in vitro and in vivo assays (flow cytometry, mass cytometry, IHC). The ideal candidate will have experience with in vivo and/or in vitro models of exosome and cancer biology. The candidate should also be proficient in molecular and cellular biology techniques, particularly those that relate to the study of exosome biology.

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