Postdoctoral Associate - Human Immunity and Cancer

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM)
Job Location
Farmington, CT 06032

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Job Description

ABOUT JAX-GM: Comprising 183,000 square feet of highly advanced, state-of-the-art laboratories and supporting facilities, the brand new JAX-GM conveniently sits midway between NYC and Boston in the heart of Connecticut. JAX-GM is part of an exciting $1.1 billion venture between the state of Connecticut and The Jackson Laboratory, an internationally-recognized research and educational institution with unparalleled genomic resources and research support services.

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Palucka Lab at JAX-GM is currently seeking motivated scientists interested in leveraging modern genomic advancements to study anti-tumor immune responses, and reprogramming the tumor microenvironment in human cancers in vitro and in vivo in humanized mice models.

  • PhD and/or MD
  • Experience with humanized PDX mice models
  • Experience in immunology and/or genomics/bioinformatics and/or cancer biology
  • A track record of research accomplishments
  • The ambition to thrive within a highly collaborative, inter-disciplinary research environment
How to Apply

Apply to position #5896 on the JAX Careers page (click here for direct link)

About Our Organization

JAX began in 1929 with a small group of scientists dedicated to the emerging field of genetics. We now have over 1700 scientists, technicians, and support staff, including over 50 Principle Investigators in five primary disease areas: cancer, reproductive biology, immunology, metabolic processes and neuroscience. Our fundamental contributions to biomedical research include cancer genetics and establishing the mouse as the premier research animal model.

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