An NIH-funded postdoctoral fellow position in the Knoepfler Lab at UC Davis School of Medicine is open. The focus of research will be on cancer epigenomics and more specifically on the role of histone H3.3 in childhood high-grade glioma, funded by a new 5-year R01 grant. The projects will include cutting-edge technologies including functional genomics such as RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, and chromatin configuration assays as well as CRISPR genetics work. The research will be conducted in a highly collaborative, productive environment at the intersection of the three outstanding centers of life sciences at UC Davis: The Comprehensive Cancer Center, Stem Cell Program, and Genome Center.
• Experience in cell and molecular biology, and experience with genomics, bioinformatics, or cancer research would be ideal
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
• Team player and problem-solver who can work both independently and in collaboration with the PI and other lab members
• Preference will be given to applicants who do not already have postdoctoral experience, but who have a strong track record as graduate students of biological research including publication of their work, especially as a first author.
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