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September 9 - October 9
Laboratory postdoctoral openings:
• Studies on isoform-specific signaling by PI 3-kinase in tumor metastasis.
Jonathan M. Backer, MD – Departments of Molecular Pharmacology and Biochemistry
• Host-Microbe interactions, microbial genetics, metagenomics/metabolomics, inflammation and cancer.
Sridhar Mani, MD – Departments of Genetics and Medicine
• Studies on the pro-metastatic protein S100A4 in host-tumor cell interactions during metastasis.
Anne R. Bresnick, PhD – Department of Biochemistry
• Role of DNA modifying enzymes in epigenetic regulation of normal and malignant hematopoiesis
Meelad Dawlaty, PhD – Department of Genetics
• The role of stem cell programs in breast cancer.
Wenjun Guo, PhD – Department of Cell Biology
• Development of a procedure to cure sickle cell disease by gene modification in LT-HSCs.
• Hematopoietic stem cell aging and expression variability.
Eric Bouhassira, PhD – Departments of Cell Biology and Medicine (Hematology)
• Cell signaling in normal biology and cancer.
Marina Holz, PhD – Department of Molecular Pharmacology
• Regulation and physiological role of Endosomal Microautophagy (eMI) selective for soluble, KFERQ-motif containing substrates, for which we recently have developed a genetic system
Andreas Jenny, PhD – Departments of Developmental & Molecular Biology and Genetics
• Anti-cancer mechanism of methylthioadenosine phosphate inhibitors.
Vern Schramm, PhD – Department of Biochemistry
• New immune checkpoints and cancer immunotherapies.
Xingxing Zang, PhD – Departments of Microbiology/Immunology, Medicine (Oncology) and
• Molecular and therapeutic Immunomodulation of the immune system to cure HIV infection and prevent neuroAIDS.
Harris Goldstein, MD – Departments of Pediatrics and Microbiology/Immunology
• Development of small molecule drugs to protect the heart during cancer treatments
Richard Kitsis, MD – Departments of Medicine and Cell Biology; Evripidis Gavathiotis, PhD Departments of Biochemistry and Medicine
• Potential differences in gene regulation in lungs and lung tumors among individuals, using genetic and epigenetic techniques.
Simon Spivack, MD, MPH – Departments of Medicine (Pulmonary medicine), Epidemiology & Prevention Health and Genetics
• Molecular analysis of DNA replication and repair at cancer-associated sites in the human genome – Carl Schildkraut, PhD – Professor, Department of Cell Biology
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