Research Fellow - Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyJob ID 166531BR Date posted 11/15/2021
- Rochester, Minnesota
- Full Time
- Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
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The Rodriguez-Bravo Lab in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology department at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN is seeking a postdoctoral researcher with passion for biomedical research to investigate cell and molecular mechanisms modulating genome function and stability and the implications of deregulation for prostate cancer.
In this role you will join a dynamic NCI-funded research lab focused on the study of nuclear pore biology and chromosomal instability in cancer. Postdoctoral applicants should have a PhD in molecular, cell, cancer biology or related discipline. Experience working with preclinical models and computational biology is a plus. Dr. Rodriguez-Bravo’s group applies multidisciplinary approaches to answer complex mechanistic questions combining genetics (genome editing), genomic, transcriptomic, epigenetic and high resolution single cell live imaging to decipher genome function regulations including transcriptional control and genome stability, and how these mechanisms are altered in aggressive cancers. Some of our recent work on nuclear pores roles in genome stability and in prostate cancer aggressiveness can be found here:
Cell. 2018 Aug 23;174(5) doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.07.015
Cell.2014 Feb 27;156(5) doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.01.010
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- Proof of doctoral degree (copy of diploma or final transcript with English translation, if applicable) or a letter from your university's Registrar office indicating you have fulfilled all doctoral program requirements and are eligible to graduate.
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Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.
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