Postdoctoral Opportunity

Robert_B_Kirkpatrick Robert_B_Kirkpatrick at
Tue Feb 18 11:29:26 EST 1997

-A posdoctoral research position is available immediately in the 
Department of Gene Expression Science, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals 
on the study of innate immune function.  This position will interface 
with human genomic efforts by defining conserved elements of innate 
immunity in hematopoietic-derived Drosophila melanogaster cell lines.  
Requirements include a Ph.D. in molecular or cellular biology,  
experience in Drosophila molecular genetics, an interest in molecular 
immunology, and willingness to participate in multidisciplinary teams.  A 
strong immunological background is preferred but not required.  
Experience in cDNA cloning, insect cell culture, heterologous gene 
expression, and targeted gene disruption (e.g. antisense  technology) 
would also be advantageous.  This position is for two years and includes 
an excellent salary/benefits package.  Qualified candidates should 
forward resume and salary requirements, indicating job code,  to 
SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Job Code D6-0601, PO Box 2676, Bala 
Cynwyd, PA  19004.  For more information visit the SmithKline Beechman 
Website at   Questions can be addressed directly to 
Bob Kirkpatrick at (Robert_B_Kirkpatrick at

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