Postdoctoral Associate- Xenograft/Animal Models, Functional studies, Epigenetics

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7199773 (Ref:18007-en_US)

Posted: December 8, 2023

Job Description


A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Gallo laboratory to study, plan, direct and conduct specialized and advanced research experiments in neuro-oncology. This position will be responsible to conduct functional experiments with patient-derived models in our preclinical/translational epigenomic lab. The goal of the position is to advance understanding of epigenomic drivers in brain tumors and identify opportunities for translation. The PDF will have an opportunity to work in a highly multidisciplinary environment in the Gallo lab, our institution and the Texas Medical Center.

Job Duties

  • Designs and performs experimental studies that directly answer biological questions, using both in vitro systems and xenograft/animal models.
  • Collects and analyzes data and presents at local/national/international meetings.
  • Summarizes research findings, prepare manuscripts for publication and publish results in peer-reviewed research journals.
  • Applies for external fellowships.
  • Mentors junior lab members.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Maintains laboratory operations.
  • Supervises research staff.
  • Works on projects designed to better understand the biology of brain tumors.
  • Identifies new biological vulnerabilities that will be validated and targeted in relevant preclinical models - operate in a team environment

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7199773 (Ref:18007-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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