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Motivated scientists will use preclinical models and patient-derived tissues to understand the biology of pediatric brain tumors and to identify safer and more effective therapies. He/she will focus on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of brain development and tumorigenesis. In addition, the incumbent will be exposed to various training opportunities including grant and manuscript writing, mentoring undergraduate and medical students.
Doctoral degree with relevant background in neuroscience, developmental biology, cancer biology, or genetics/genomics is required. Candidates with solid laboratory training in cell biological methods, experiences and background of in vivo electroporation and mouse surgery are encouraged to apply. Proficiency in mouse husbandry and in vivo mouse experimentation is preferred. The candidate will have scientific creativity, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to use scientific software for data analysis.
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