Boston University seeks a qualified postdoctoral fellow for the School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Epigenetics and Cancer Biology. This position is for a highly motivated scientist to fill a postdoctoral position in the Department of Dermatology at Boston University School of Medicine to study the role of epigenetic changes in tumor progression.
The Postdoctoral Fellow at Boston University will lead multidisciplinary projects aimed at understanding the epigenetic basis for skin cancer and other skin diseases. The candidate will design, execute, and interpret research involving cutting-edge techniques and fundamental molecular and cellular biology research tools to investigate the role of epigenetic alterations in the biology of human melanoma.
This project will involve the use of standard molecular and cellular biology techniques in addition to more novel techniques associated with epigenetic studies including chromatin immunoprecipitation assays (ChIP) and ChIP-seq as well as comprehensive gene expression analyses, molecular manipulations of target gene expression using viral vectors, and functional analyses in a mouse disease model.
This Postdoctoral Fellow at Boston University must have the following qualifications
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and references to:
Rhoda M. Alani, MD
Herbert Mescon Professor and Chair
Department of Dermatology
Boston University School of Medicine
609 Albany St., Suite J-507
Boston, MA 02118
Boston University (BU) is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts. The university has more than 3,900 faculty members and nearly 33,000 students and is one of Boston’s largest employers. It offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, doctorates, and medical, dental, business, and law degrees through 18 schools and colleges on two urban campuses.
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