The Gene and Cell Therapy Program at Indiana University's Wells Center for Pediatric Research is seeking to hire a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with extensive training in one of the following areas: molecular biology, immunology or other gene therapy related area. Projects range from adeno-associated viral (AAV) vector development, AAV and host cell interaction, non-AAV parvovirus vector development, gene transfer for the treatment of hemophilia, factor VIII biology and glycosylation, immunology or gene therapy vectors, to toleranceinducing cell therapies. Candidates should have a track record in life science research. The postdoctoral fellow will be asked to present their findings locally and at national meetings, and are expected to generate manuscripts for publication in high-quality scientific journals. For further information, see Blood 129:3184; Nucleic Acids Research, 41: 6609, Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev 5:76; EMBO Mol Med 5:1698; Blood 121:2224; Blood 110:1132; Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 03:4592, among other publications.
At the IU School of Medicine, we offer focused, systematic and sustained programs that are aligned with three foundational pillars of diversity and inclusion: representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competence. Therefore, we are looking for applicants who can help ensure all our mission areas are inclusive and equitable.
PhD in molecular biology, immunology or other gene therapy related field
Department Contact for Questions:
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OAA #: IUSM008742016
Internal Number: 9722
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