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City of Hope

Postdoctoral Fellow - Lymphoma and Immunotherapy

Duarte, CA

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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Position Summary

A Postdoctoral Fellow position for an NIH-funded project in lymphoma and immunotherapy is available in the Department of Systems Biology, Beckman Research Institute at the City of Hope National Medical Center. The laboratory is interested in the molecular mechanisms underlying leukemia and lymphoma and identification of novel therapeutic targets. Our research uses classical molecular and cell biology techniques as well as contemporary systems biology approaches in primary human lymphoma cells and animal models to understand oncogenic signaling pathways and to discover potential cancer cell vulnerabilities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Performing CRISPR-based gene editing, Retroviral gene delivery, Flow cytometry, Chromatin immunoprecipitation, ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, mass spectrometry/quantitative phospho-profiling, mouse genetics, bone marrow transplantation assays, pre-clinical drug testing and CAR T-cell immunotherapy in xenotransplantation animal models.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • PhD in cell or molecular biology, enthusiasm for science
  • Willingness to think beyond established concepts and to try and learn new experimental and analysis tools.
  • The lab takes a team science approach, so being a good team player is important as well.
Additional Information:
  • To apply, please submit in a single PDF, a curriculum vitae (CV), a brief motivation statement, and contact information for 3 references.
  • For more information on Dr. Vu Ngo's research, please click here .
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


  • Posting Date: Dec 17, 2021
  • Job Field: Research
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

Job ID: CityOfHope-10012151
Employment Type: Other