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The Stamatatos Lab within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division is seeking outstanding postdoctoral fellows to work on a project involving the in-depth analysis of the immune responses elicited by HIV vaccine immunogens. We are especially interested in investigating how the antigenic properties of the immunogens affect their ability to engage and stimulate naïve B cells that express particular VH/VL pairs and how sequential immunization influences the maturation of such B cells. To this end, we test our immunogens in different systems, including mice that have been engineered to express human B cell receptors.
PhD in immunology, microbiology, cell biology, or a related field is required and expertise in B cell immunology is highly desirable. The candidate must be a 'risk taker', show initiative, willingness to take up new skills and responsibilities, and be a team player. Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential to success in this position, as are good communication and organizational skills. The candidate must be self-motivated, able to multitask and to work within a very collaborative environment.
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