Lab-Montaner – Post – The Wistar Institute – Philadelphia, PA

Job ID: 5975
Job date: 2016-09-21

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A Post Doctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Luis Montaner located at the Wistar Institute. Specific projects include investigating the mechanisms involved in regulation of tumor growth by microenvironment primarily focusing on the role played by neutrophils. Our work combines virological and immune system-based research through long-standing community partnerships and clinical trials research, as well as by using laboratory models of virus infection.

Our work focuses on:

1) regulation of innate immunity

2) identifying new mechanisms of immunodeficiency (and discovering new approaches to reverse them)

3) exploring new therapy management practices

4) understanding the relationship between immune antiviral responses and control of HIV-1 infection

The preferred candidate is a recent PhD/DPhil recipient with a strong background in: virology, immunology, animal models, and/or molecular/cellular biology. Experience with molecular biology, molecular screening, bioinformatics, microscopy, and flow cytometry are a plus.

Curriculum Vitae and three references should be sent to Beth Peterson at bpeterson@wistar.org with the subject line: (Name)_Postdoc Application. Applicants are also encouraged to apply online by visiting http://www.wistar.org/the-institute/employment .

Visit our lab website for more information: http://www.wistar.org/our-science/scientists/luis-montaner-dvm-dphil.

The Wistar Institute is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources to its faculty and staff that enable them to conduct cutting edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities. Research discoveries conducted at Wistar have led to the development of vaccines; the identification of genes associated with cancers; and the development of many other significant research technologies and tools.

We offer an excellent benefits package.

For more information about The Wistar Institute visit our website at www.wistar.org .


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