Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Researcher or Scientist Position in Mouse Modeling and Cancer Genomics

Job Number: 65663

Location: Memphis, US

Job Description

A Researcher or Scientist position is available in the lab of Dr. Jian Xu at Department of Pathology and Center of Excellence for Leukemia Studies (CELS) at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to study the genetic and/or metabolic mechanisms controlling stem cell development and blood cancers.


Our lab uses cutting-edge genomics, molecular/cell biology and bioinformatics approaches in a multi-disciplinary and collaborative team setting. Our recent studies include the development of the CRISPR CAPTURE approach (Cell 170:1028), the analysis of rewired BCAA metabolism (Cancer Discovery 9:1228), the role of pathogenic non-coding variants (Cancer Discovery 10:724), retrotransposon silencing (Nature Genetics 53:672), and therapy resistance (Cancer Discovery 13:170) in hematologic malignancies.


Candidates must hold a MS or PhD degree with a strong background in mouse genetics and/or cancer biology. Previous experience in mouse modeling and/or hematology-oncology is strongly preferred. Interested individuals should upload a CV, a short summary of research interest and experience, and a list of three references.

Application Deadline: 2024-03-01


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