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Postdoctoral Opportunities in Dr. Blander's Lab

Post-doctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Julie Magarian Blander at Weill Cornell Medicine.  Our laboratory is located in the Jill Roberts Institute for Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease housed in the new Belfer Research Building.  We study diverse aspects of the innate immune response in the context of infection, cell death, and cellular transformation. We use mouse models and work on both murine and human cells to understand the nature of these responses at the cellular and organismal level with a special focus on mucosal immunity in the intestine.  Please refer to our recent papers in Nature, Nature Immunology, Cell and Science Translational Medicine.

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature20138.html

http://www.nature.com/ni/journal/v17/n9/full/ni.3512.html

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092867414008010

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v474/n7351/full/nature10072.html

http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/4/120/120ra16.long

A PhD or equivalent in Immunology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Cancer Biology or related field is required.  Relevant backgrounds include myeloid cell biology, host-pathogen interactions, innate immunity, cell death, tumor immunology or in vivo analysis of immune response.  Technical expertise in two or more of the following is highly desirable: multi-parameter flow cytometry, protein and/or nucleic acid biochemistry, genetic modifications of cells, mouse genetics, CRISPR/Cas-mediated genome engineering, epigenetics analysis, or confocal/high resolution fluorescence microscopy.

If you are interested, please send a cover letter describing your research background, interests, and career goals, as well as the names and addresses of three references and a CV, to Dr. J. Magarian Blander (jmblander@med.cornell.edu).