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Postdoc-Antibody Phage Display-University of Minnesota, USA (Minneapolis)

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Location: Minneapolis, United States

Deadline: 01/09/2016

Description

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Minnesota; locally known as the U of M or simply the U) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. The Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses are approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) apart, and the Saint Paul campus is actually in neighboring Falcon Heights. It is the oldest and largest campus within the University of Minnesota system and has the sixth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 51,147 students in 2013–14. The university is organized into 19 colleges and schools, and it has sister campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, and Rochester. UMN is categorized as an R1 Doctoral University with the (highest research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

A postdoctoral researcher position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Aaron LeBeau in the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. The successful candidate will have a strong background in the construction and use of human antibody phage display libraries. Candidates with experience in peptide phage display are also encouraged to apply. In addition to phage display, the candidate should have knowledge of tissue culture methods, flow cytometry, protein purification, and live cell imaging techniques. The candidate will discover and evaluate new antibody constructs for their potential as cancer therapeutics and diagnostic agents. The candidate will be a member of a diverse collaborative research group that utilizes aspects of pharmacology, cancer biology, chemical biology and molecular imaging to answer important questions in cancer.

How to apply

Candidates interested in this position should send a full CV with contact information for three references to Dr. Aaron LeBeau at alebeau@umn.edu

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