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Job Title: Join the Faltas Lab: Postdoc Opportunities in Cancer Biology

Job Number: 55557

Location: New York, US

Job Description

Join the Faltas Lab: Postdoc Opportunities in Cancer Biology at Weill Cornell Medicine, NYC

The Faltas Lab at Weill Cornell Medicine ( ) is seeking talented postdoctoral fellows and research associates to join our dynamic team. Embark on groundbreaking research projects supported by grants from the NIH, the Department of Defense, the Starr Cancer Consortium, the P-1000 Consortium, and the Albert Institute for Bladder Cancer Research. Our work has been published in influential journals, including Nature, Nature Genetics, Nature Communications, and Cancer Research.

Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYC, Weill Cornell Medicine offers a vibrant research environment. The city itself is a hub of innovation, providing countless opportunities for networking, collaboration, and exposure to cutting-edge research. Being part of the Faltas Lab at Weill Cornell Medicine means you will be at the center of the action, surrounded by world-class researchers and facilities.

At the Faltas Lab, we understand the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration and team Science. We actively collaborate with leading experts from renowned institutions such as the Memorial Sloan Kettering, Rockefeller University, and New York Genome Center. By working closely with computational specialists, imaging specialists, and other experts, you will have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and enhance your research capabilities.

We are dedicated to supporting your growth and development as a researcher. As a mentee in the Faltas Lab, you will receive comprehensive mentorship and guidance in various dimensions. We will help you navigate the publication process, assist with grant applications, and provide support for your transition to an independent academic career or a career in industry. We believe that mentorship and a supportive and collaborative research environment is the key to scientific success.

Salary: We are proud to offer a highly competitive salary that exceeds the NIH baseline, ensuring that you are adequately supported during your postdoctoral training. Additionally, as part of Weill Cornell Medicine, you will have access to excellent medical care and resources to support your overall well-being.

Exciting Projects:

1) Dissecting the role of the APOBEC3 family of cytidine deaminases in genomic instability and bladder cancer evolution, and metastasis.

2) The role of Extrachromosomal DNA in bladder cancer evolution.

3) Unraveling clonal evolutionary patterns in patient-derived bladder cancer organoids to uncover the molecular basis of targeted therapy resistance.

4) Investigating the impact of germline and somatic interactions on treatment response and bladder cancer evolution.

Ideal Candidate:

Earned or expected Ph.D. in cancer biology or related fields (between 2022-2024)

Strong background in molecular biology and biochemistry experimental techniques

Familiarity with basic R or Python is a plus

Track record of productivity (publications) from Ph.D. is a plus

Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills

Enthusiasm for pursuing postdoctoral training and a future independent academic career

Please email the following documents to Dr. Bishoy M. Faltas at [Please click the Apply button for the link or email]:

Statement of research interests
Copies of previous publications
Names and contact information of three references

Join the Faltas Lab at Weill Cornell Medicine and be part of a supportive, collaborative, and impactful research community. Together, let’s make a difference in the fight against cancer.


Application Deadline: 2024-01-02


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