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Postdoctoral Position in Tumor Immunology- Brooks Laboratory - Princess Margaret Cancer Center / University of Toronto

Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Postdoctoral Position in Tumor Immunology- Brooks Laboratory
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Posted: January 25, 2018

Job Description / Duties

A postdoctoral position is available starting March 1st or later in the Laboratory of Dr. David Brooks at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center. The postdoctoral fellow will be a part of the Tumor Immunotherapy Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center in Toronto, Ontario. The fellow will study the mechanisms of type I interferon mediated inflammation and immunosuppression that modulate innate and adaptive immune responses in the tumor microenvironment in mice and humans. This project will use cutting-edge technologies, including single-cell RNA-seq and novel CyTOF assays we have developed, to uncover new mechanisms regulating anti-tumor immunity and subsequent responses to immunotherapy.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Candidates should have a background in cellular and/or molecular immunology with experience in type I interferon and/or tumor immunology.

PhD or MD degree awarded within the past 1-2 years

Candidates must be highly motivated, possess excellent communication skills and a strong record of scientific accomplishments, including publications in peer-reviewed journals and scientific presentations.

Additional Information

Applicants should respond by email with a curriculum vitae and brief description of research interests to Dr. David Brooks (dbrooks@uhnresearch.ca)

Contact Information

David G. Brooks, PhD
dbrooks@uhnresearch.ca
Lab Website: http://www.uhnresearch.ca/researcher/david-brooks
Publications: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?cmd=PureSearch&term=Brooks%2C%20David%20G[Author]