A full time postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Songhai Chen in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Iowa to work on signaling mechanisms underlying breast cancer progression. The project is centered on the role of cancer stem cells in breast cancer progression and responses to immune therapies, using a combination of biochemical and molecular techniques in cultured cells, xenograft and genetically engineered mouse models.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.