Postdoctoral Fellow – Stem Cell Biology
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow for stem cell research projects within the Division of Stem Cell Biology Research (Shi laboratory) with the support of multimillion dollar grants from California Institute for Regenerative Medicine and National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Key Responsibilities include:
• This fellow will work on human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-based disease modeling and therapeutic development, including human iPSC derivation, CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing, neural differentiation of human iPSCs, cell transplantation into relevant mouse models, and characterizing transplanted mice using biochemical, immunohistochemistry, and behavioral tests.
• Fellows are expected to write quarterly progress reports, high quality manuscripts for publication, and relevant postdoctoral fellowship applications.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
• A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required;
• Experience in human iPSC derivation and neural differentiation;
• Experience in gene editing;
• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
For more information about Dr. Shi’s research, please click here.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.