* HORMEL INSTITUTE IS LOCATED IN AUSTIN, MN, APPROXIMATELY 35 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ROCHESTER, MN, AND APPROXIMATELY 100 MILES SOUTH OF MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL.*
The Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis Section in the Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Associate to work on molecular mechanisms promoting liver metastasis of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers.
Duties/Responsibilities The scientist will focus on mechanisms by which GI cancer cells migrate out of the primary tumor site, invade the tissues, and implant into the liver. They are expected to work on experimental design, implementation, and data collection as well as the analysis and dissemination of research data. The individual would be expected to work independently under the guidance of the Principle Investigator but also to frequently collaborate with other lab members. As an integral part of our research team, the candidate would be expected to help us to maintain a safe and professional work environment at all times, and to actively participate in regular group meetings.
PhD, DDS, DVM, JD, MD degree or equivalent
Successful candidates should have strong analytical, communication and scientific writing skills to perform data collection and analyses and draft publication and to support competitive national finding
Doctoral thesis training in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Cancer Research.
The techniques include cell culture, virus-based vector construction and gene transfer, Western blot analysis, immunofluorescence, gene knockdown in cells and gene knockout in mice, PCR, tumor xenografting and so on.
Internal Number: 340406
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