Postdoctoral Fellow on mechanisms of granulopoiesis and neutrophil turnover in sepsis

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7070970
Posted: October 14, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jyotika Sharma at MD Anderson, Cancer Center to participate in NIH-funded research projects focusing on the mechanisms of granulopoiesis and neutrophil turnover in sepsis. Projects will involve studies on the role of C-type lectin receptors in neutrophil generation, cell death and efferocytosis under homeostatic and pneumoseptic conditions; and will use in-vitro and in-vivo approaches with mouse models and human cells. The ideal candidate will have doctoral training in cellular or molecular immunology and infectious disease pathogenesis. Experience with flow cytometry, imaging and mouse models of disease is strongly preferred. Demonstrated productivity in publication record is required. Interested candidates can submit a cover letter describing research experience, interests and goals, and a curriculum vita (CV) directly to Dr. Jyotika Sharma by email (jsharma1@mdanderson.org).

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