Postdoc, Washington University in St. Louis

  • Postdoc
  • Our lab studies basic mechanisms of mutagenesis, hematopoiesis, and cancer biology with the goal of improving outcomes for children with cancer.
  • Applications have closed
Lab Website: green_a

abbygreenlab St. Louis, MO, USA


Description:

A post-doctoral fellow position is available in the Green and Bednarski Labs at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Our collaborative labs study basic mechanisms of hematopoiesis, mutagenesis, and cancer biology with the goal of improving outcomes for children with cancer. We are looking for a post-doctoral researcher to join an exciting, well-funded project focused on the etiology of somatic mutagenesis in childhood leukemia. Additional projects in the labs involve DNA damage responses relevant to B cell development and therapeutic targeting in cancer.

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Our neighboring labs encompass a vibrant, scientifically rigorous environment and we are seeking an experienced, highly-motivated post-doctoral fellow to join our team. There will be extensive opportunities for training to complement current skills, as well as opportunities to collaborate closely with outstanding scientists at Washington University and externally.



Qualifications/Preferred Skillsets:

-cell culture, mouse models of cancer, biochemistry, molecular biology
-Candidates must hold an MD and/or PhD degree in a field related to cancer biology and must have relevant published research experience. The ideal candidate has a strong background in molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, and animal models of cancer. Candidates with bioinformatics skills are strongly encouraged to apply.



Featured Publications:

1. Green AM and Weitzman MD (2019). The spectrum of APOBEC3 activity: from anti-viral agents to anti-cancer opportunities. DNA Repair, 83:102700.

2. Soodgupta D, White LS, Yang W, Johnston R, Andrews JM, Kokyama, M, Murphy KM, Mosammaparast N, Payton JE, Bednarski JJ. RAG-Mediated DNA Breaks Attenuate PU. 1 Activity in Early B Cells Through Activation of a SPIC-BCLAF1 Complex. Cell Reports. 2019; 29: 829-843


Something about the PI: The Green and Bednarski labs are physically neighbors and scientifically collaborators. This is a great environment in which students and postdocs thrive.
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