Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-PDARSNIKIFOROV92121 [#19679]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate and Research Scientist
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2021/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/21, listed until 2022/03/21)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral and research scientist positions are available in the new laboratory of Prof. Mikhail Nikiforov at the Departments of Pathology and Biomedical Engineering at Duke University, Durham, NC starting January 2022. We are interested in identification and pharmacological exploitation of metabolic vulnerabilities of cancer cells. The areas of research include functional characterization of novel metabolic targets in metastatic melanoma and mechanisms of progression and drug resistance in multiple myeloma. The successful candidate should hold a PhD degree in a relevant field and possess and extensive hands-on experience in basic biochemistry and cell and molecular biology techniques, work with mice including various routes of drug delivery and biostatistics tools. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. We are looking for candidates interested in multidisciplinary research. The salary is commensurate with experience.

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