The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Appointee position includes the following:
- Studying the developoment of mutant p53 targeted drugs, which we currently have four peer-reviewed grants funding this research.
- Studying Pancreatic Cancer Biology focusing on the area of pancreatic cancer recurrence following surgery.
- Studying of Hedgehog signaling in Pancreatic Cancer, which we currently have two clinical protocols amid at studying this pathway in pancreatic cancer.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Ph.D. in molecular, cellular, developmental biology or genetics. A background in cancer biology is preferred. Individuals seeking training for a career in academia or industry based cancer biology is preferred. Must be highly motivated and work independently. Basic laboratory skills of cell culture, Western blotting, immunoassays including immunofluorescence and molecular skills including PCR, quantitative PCR and cloning required. Previous work with mice and mouse tumor models preferred. Effective oral and written communication skills. Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Applicants should submit their resume to:
Darren Carpizo, M.D., Ph.D.