This position is available in Dr. Tracy McGaha’s lab in the Immunotherapy Programme at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Research Institute. This lab is interested in the mechanisms of autoimmunity and tumour-induced immune dysfunction examining molecular pathways that regulate cell-drive tolerance in health and disease.
- Conduct research independently using in vivo immunological and tumour models
- Perform experiments, validate date and analyze results
- Present data at laboratory and departmental meetings
- Write scientific papers
- Recently attained PhD degree in either biological or biomedical sciences
- Knowledge in Immunity and/or cancer biology
- Strong experience in molecular biology and biochemistry techniques (DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, and RT-PCR, bacterial transofrmation and plasmid isolation, Western Blotting and ELISA)
- Proficient in working with mouse models of disease
- Strong working knowledge of cell and tissue culture techniques ( i.e. transfection, transduction)
- Experience with statistical analysis and data analysis software
- Good team player and ability to work independently
Length of Position: Temporary Full-time
Closing Date: Until Filled
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