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Postdoctoral Fellow- Gastrointestinal Cancers

City of Hope
Monrovia, CA
Closing date
Sep 20, 2023

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Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope's growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

We have a Postdoctoral Fellowship position available in Dr. Ajay Goel's multidisciplinary research team at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer. Our team comprises basic biologists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists, and bioinformaticians, working on collaborative projects with international consortia.

Are you passionate about Gastroenterology Cancers research? Do you have a track record of published articles documenting your groundbreaking work? Join us in our mission to make a world of difference!

As a successful candidate, you will be:
  • Developing liquid biopsy biomarkers for cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy response prediction.
  • Investigating the epigenetic basis of GI cancers, such as aberrant DNA methylation, histone modifications, and non-coding RNAs.
  • Exploring the genetics of early-onset and familial/hereditary colorectal cancers.
  • Studying the tumor microenvironment, stem cells, immune regulation, and identifying targeted therapies.
  • Investigating extracellular vesicles/exosomes in cancer pathogenesis and as disease biomarkers

Your qualifications should include:

· Recent PhD graduate (within past 2 years) with a strong background and profound knowledge in the field of oncology, cancer biology, immunology, or immunotherapy.
  • Previous experience in working with human specimens and development of novel, innovative cancer biomarkers.
  • Evidence of scientific rigor and excellence as documented by high-impact peer-reviewed publications.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

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