A postdoctoral research position is available at the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis in Dr. Giubellino’s lab. The focus of Dr. Giubellino’s lab is the exploration of mechanisms of tumor metastasis in melanoma with the overarching goal to develop biomarkers and combined therapeutic options.
Qualified applicants should hold a PhD and/or MD degree with a strong background in molecular and cellular biology, and with experience with animal studies. The laboratory features access to state-of-the-art core facilities and a large archive of tissue samples through the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.
Contribute to design, execute and troubleshoot routine and more advanced experiments
Examine experimental animals for the detection of primary tumors and cancer metastasis using bioluminescence technology
Participate in manuscript preparation
Prepare and present posters at national and international meetings
Keeping up with appropriate literature
Maintain detailed records of daily experiments
Participate in lab meeting as needed, contributing solution to experimental problems
PhD and/or MD
Background in molecular and cellular biology
Experience working with experimental animals (mice)
One year of related experience
Experience with bioinformatics and computational biology
Outstanding research potential and a track record of scientific publications
Experience with ELISA and Electrochemiluminescence technology
Experience with bioluminescence technology in small experimental animals
Experience with immunohistochemistry staining of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) specimens
Internal Number: 320415
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