The Helen Piwnica-Worms Laboratory has the following positions open:
Postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Helen Piwnica-Worms, Ph.D., at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The Piwnica-Worms Laboratory focuses on understanding the function and regulation of proteins involved in mammalian cell cycle and checkpoint control; identifying mutations with functional significance to the development and progression of premalignant and invasive cancer; developing and exploiting models that enable cell cycle regulatory proteins, cancer drivers and therapeutic targets to be studied in vertebrate animals and translating results from basic, genomic and preclinical studies into improved clinical interventions for cancer patients. The lab generates PDX models of breast cancer for comprehensive omic analysis as well as preclinical studies.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. and or M.D./Ph.D. degree with less than two years of postdoctoral experience in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, genetics or related fields. Applicants must have at least one first author publication in a high quality journal as well as a high level of written and oral communication skills in English. Experience working with mice is preferred.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, complete CV, and contact information of three references to Helen Piwnica-Worms at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.