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Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar positions in Immunology, Stem Cells, and Cancer

University of Connecticut-Lai's Lab
Storrs Mansfield, Connecticut
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Biomedicine, Health Science, Life Science
Job Type
Postdoctoral, Researcher
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

University of Connecticut is one of the top public research universities in USA. Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar positions are immediately available in Dr. Laijun Lai’s laboratory at University of Connecticut. Highly motivated candidates will join projects funded by multiple NIH grants to study immunodeficiency, autoimmunity and antitumor immunity by stem cell technology and gene engineering approaches. Candidates should have PhD, MD/PhD, or MD. A strong background in Cellular & Molecular Biology and previous research experience or training in immunology, stem cells, or cancer, and mouse models is preferred.

The interested candidates can review our publications: EMBO Mol Med. 13(5):e13404, 2021; Cellular & Molecular Immunology, 18(8): 1920-1933, 2021; Rheumatology. 61(3):1255-1264, 2022; J Neuroinflammation, 18(1):268, 2021; Am J Cancer Res. 7:1714-1723, 2017; Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, 15(10):2413-2421, 2016; Cancer Research. 71:61-67, 2011),  J Immunol. 203:400, 2020; Front Immunol. 11:1781, 2020; J Immunol. 203:400-407, 2019; Stem Cell Res Ther. 10:239, 2019; Adv Healthc Mater. 8(9):e1800987, 2019; Frontiers in Immunology.9:2657, 2018; Stem Cells Transl Med. 6:121-130, 2017; Cell Immunol. 322:84-91, 2017; Br J Haematol. 175:505-516, 2016; Scientific Reports. 5: 9882, 2015; J Autoimmun. 58:36-47, 2015; Stem cells and Development. 23:1491-500, 2014; Journal of Clinical Investigation. 122:3552, 2012; Blood. 118:3410, 2011; Cell Immunol. 335:22-29, 2019; Immunology. 144:245-253, 2015; Plos ONE 8(12): e82998, 2013; Journal of Immunology, 186: 1915, 2011; Transplantation. 92:516, 2011.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should send a cover letter describing your research experience/skills, a curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three referees to Dr. Laijun Lai (



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