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The Program in Prostate Cancer Research and the Division of Human Biology seek a Postdoctoral Fellow to perform studies exploring the molecular mechanisms underlying metastatic prostate cancer in Dr. Peter Nelsons research group.
The particular areas of emphasis for this position center on studies of cancer genomics, tumor microenvironment, epigenetics, cell-free DNA, prostate cancer biomarkers, and their translation to improve treatment strategies. We are recruiting a post-doctoral fellow to engage in laboratory-based studies of these processes. This is a basic science position that focuses on delineating the molecular mechanisms of metastatic prostate cancer with the opportunity for translational studies evaluating the efficacy and outcome of novel therapeutics
M.D. degree or Ph.D. degree in biology; biochemistry; genetics; molecular biology; cell biology; immunology or related field is required. Additionally, experience in one of the following areas is required: medicine/urology, genomics/genetics, analysis of inflammation/immune composition, biomarker characterization. Knowledge/exposure in biobanking, clinical trial design, and biostatistics is desired, as well as a demonstrated track record of high-quality publications. Expertise/skills in molecular biology techniques is desired: RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, ELISA, cell culture, drug toxicity assays. Candidates need to be highly-motivated, organized individuals who think independently but enjoy working as part of a dynamic, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential
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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.