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Postdoctoral Fellow - Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Posted by: MD Anderson Cancer Center

Posted date: Dec-10-2019

Location: Houston, TX

A joint postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology (GIMO) and Translational Research to Advance Therapeutics and Innovation in Oncology (TRACTION) Platform to conduct research in cancer biology of intestinal adenocarcinomas. This position is responsible for characterizing the preclinical biology of minimal residual disease (MRD) in colorectal cancer. Projects will include the development use and characterization of minimal residual disease mouse models that represent micrometastases, their evolution, and drug resistance. Clonal evolution and immune infiltration will be examined using CRISPR barcoding approaches, single cell RNAseq, FACS and multiplex immunofluorescence. These studies include modeling and connections to clinical efforts involving MRD identified by circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA).
Job Title Postdoctoral Fellow - Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
Post Details
Email kakarstedt(at)mdanderson.org
Employer's Website jobs.mdanderson.org
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Cancer/Oncology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Houston, TX
Key Words gastrointestinal, oncology, postdoc
Start Date 2020