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Description of Positions*

Postdoctoral Fellows

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Shao-Cong Sun to study NF-κB signaling and ubiquitination in the regulation of autoimmunity, inflammation, and anti-tumor immune responses using mouse models. Autoimmunity and inflammation models include experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), colitis, and lung inflammation; tumor immunity models include T cell- and dendritic cell-mediated immune responses against transplanted melanoma, chemical induced sarcoma, and lung cancer. For information about other ongoing projects, please see our recent publications in the website indicated below. Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree or in the process of completing Ph.D. training and a solid background in Immunology and signal transduction, with hand-on experience in flow cytometry, molecular techniques, and mouse models of autoimmunity and/or anti-tumor immunity.

Send curriculum vitae and names of three references to: Dr. Shao-Cong Sun, Department of Immunology, Center for Inflammation and Cancer, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77054. E-mail:


Graduate Research Assistants

Faculty members in the department are actively involved in graduate education through participation in the Immunology Graduate Program at The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Individuals with interest in graduate immunology training may submit applications through the UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Once admitted, students may affiliate with the Immunology Program for their graduate studies. Faculty research interests and other information can be found through the Immunology Program website.

*The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke free and drug-free environment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.