The Hitosugi Laboratory in the division of Oncology Research at Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN invites applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellow for an NIH R01 funded project. The lab is primarily interested in the metabolism of cancer and the development of novel therapeutic approach targeting tumor specific metabolic alteration. The lab is well-funded with NIH/NCI, ACS, and other foundation grants, and has a strong track record of publishing in high impact journals. Some examples of relevant publications from the lab are listed below (1,2). The lab also collaborates closely with the laboratories in Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. Individuals interested in studying the intersection between epigenetics and metabolism in cancers are encouraged to apply.
A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term Scholars and Research Scholars sponsored by Mayo Clinic. 800146; J2WRTP
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.
Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in any field of biochemistry, biology, pharmacology, and medicine. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have received a PhD within the last 5 years and have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere. Competitive applicants will have experience in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, and/or genetic methodologies and first author publications in well regarded scientific journals. Experience with animal work related to cancer is preferable but not required.
Kurmi K, Hitosugi S, Yu J, Boakye-Agyeman F, Wiese EK, Larson TR, Dai Q, Machida YJ, Lou Z, Wang L, Boughey JC, Kaufmann SH, Goetz MP, Karnitz LM, and Hitosugi T (2018). Tyrosine phosphorylation of mitochondrial creatine kinase 1 enhances a druggable tumor energy shuttle pathway. Cell Metab4;28(6):833-847.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2018.08.008. Epub 2018 Aug 30. PMCID: PMC6281770
Kurmi K, Hitosugi S, Wiese EK, Boakye-Agyeman F, Gonsalves WI, Lou Z, Goetz MP, Karnitz LM,Hitosugi T(2018)Carnitine palmitoyltransferase (CPT) 1A has a lysine succinyltransferase activity.Cell Rep22 (6), 1365–1373 PMCID: PMC5826573 (Selected as the Issue Highlights)
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