Postdoctoral Fellow - Wang lab

Requisition ID: 9622

Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - Diabetes and ObesityResearch - Wang lab

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Qiong (Annabel) Wang, in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology at the Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope. We are seeking a highly motivated, postdoctoral fellow interested in studying the mechanisms leading to obesity, diabetes and related metabolic disorders. The Wang laboratory utilizes the cutting-edge tissue specific, inducible knockout and lineage tracing mouse models to study the region-specific remodeling of adipose tissue, both in physiological and pathological conditions, such as insulin resistance and obesity. The Wang lab is currently working on two projects: 1) white adipose tissue remodeling in the mammary gland. 2) brown adipose tissue heterogeneity, and how this heterogeneity regulates the energy burning activity of brown adipocytes.

To apply, please send you CV and a list of three references to [email protected]

Contact information:

Qiong (Annabel) Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Molecular & Cellular Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism Research Institute

City of Hope/BRI

1500 East Duarte Road

Duarte, CA 91010

Phone: 626-218-6419 Email: [email protected]

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • PhD in Molecular, Cellular or Chemical Biology.
  • Extensive experience with basic molecular biology skills.
  • Extensive experience in animal models.
  • Experience with immunofluorescence staining and flow cytometry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good problem solving skills, ability to conduct independent research, ability to work effectively in a team.
  • The position requires extensive experience in molecular biology and rodent models. Experience in mouse metabolic phenotyping is a plus.

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City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 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 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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