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The Corey Laboratory in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Fellow to conduct laboratory bench research using state-of-the-art technologies for developing CAR T cells for the treatment/ eradication of HIV using the NHP, SHIV and SIV model. This project is entering the stage of using recently developed constructs to be placed into challenge studies with NHP. Development of release assays to measure CAR T cell killing in vitro and in vivo; trafficking are involved. Experience in growing primary T cells working in NHP and flow cytometry are desired.
Seeking a candidate with a Ph.D. in the field of Immunology/Virology and experience in a related area. Must be knowledge of molecular techniques. The candidate should be a self-starter and be able to work independently in a team environment. Strong analytical, writing, communication, and problem solving skills are needed.
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