Postdoctoral Scholar - Pediatics
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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Penn State College of Medicine, Cancer Institute and Huang Lab, in Hershey, PA is currently accepting applications for entry-level and senior-level Post-doctoral scholar positions. The lab focuses on lncRNA mediated cancer epigenetics and cancer genome organization. Our current research centers on: 1) Investigating the underlying mechanisms by which transcription factors and 3D genome organization control gene expression, lineage differentiation, and leukemogenesis. 2) Delineating the role of long noncoding RNAs in regulating CTCF/cohesin TAD boundary function and cancer genome organization. We utilize a variety of approaches including cell biology, bioinformatics, proteomics, next generation sequencing and genome editing, single cell technologies, and mouse models to study these questions.
Here are representative recent publications from Huang lab (Luo et al., Blood 2018, 132: 837-848; Luo et al., Cancer Cell 2019, 36: 645-659; Zeisig et al., Science Translational Medicine 2021, 13 (482): eabc4822; Li et al., Nucleic Acid Res. 2020 48:3119-3133; Zhu et al., Nature Communications 2021, 12 (1): 1956 (Doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-22095-2); Luo et al., Molecular Cell 2022, 82: 833-851).
Candidates should have obtained a PhD or an MD/PhD degree in the fields of Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or Biomedical Science at time of hire. Prior experience in gene transcriptional regulation, bioinformatics, or use of mouse models is preferred. Interested candidates should attach their their Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter describing their background and research interests to their application.
This is a limited-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire.
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