Oncology laboratory research under the direction of Dr. Wei Qiu. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct original research using cells and mouse models to study the molecular mechanisms of hepatocarcinogenesis and resistance of current therapeutics for liver cancer. The successful candidate will be expected to publish research results in peer-reviewed journals and present at national meetings.
Motivated candidates should have a doctoral degree and first-author publications; experience with molecular cloning, cancer biology, and mouse experiments, especially intravenous injection is preferred; strong communication skills, both oral and written; research experience with tissue culture, transfection, RNAi, CRISPR/Cas9, molecular cloning, retrovirus and/lentivirus production, real-time PCR, RT-PCR, co-immunoprecipitation, western blotting, IHC, and fluorescence microscopy.
Internal Number: 14823
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