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Postdoctoral fellow


Postdoctoral fellow

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  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23284
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Description of the Job:

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join the laboratory of Dr
Gordon Ginder at Massey Cancer Center and Departments of Internal Medicine and Human and
Molecular Genetics. The research focus of the lab is on understanding epigenetic regulators of
normal erythropoiesis and cancer cell proliferation and survival, with special emphasis on
leukemia. The current goals of this research are to understand how the NuRD co-repressor
complex promotes tumor cell growth and developmental gene regulation, and to identify and
validate targets to disrupt this process in leukemia and in sickle cell anemia. The ultimate goal is
to develop targeted therapeutic agents to treat these diseases.

Required Qualifications:

The selected candidate should have demonstrated proficiency in basic
molecular and/or cellular biology with experience in cell culture, in vitro transfection, gene
expression assays including PCR, protein analysis by Western blot and flow cytometry. The
applicant should also have evidence of strong communication skills in writing and speaking as
well as the ability to work both independently and within a highly collaborative group.
Candidates with a PhD and 0-3 years of postdoctoral training is desired.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants with experience in one or more of the following: lentiviral gene
transduction, CRISPR gene editing, animal model studies, and complex data analyses are


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