Jobs - cancer translational research

Soon Paik paiks at telerama.lm.com
Wed Oct 30 22:23:43 EST 1996


Research Positions available:

The Pathology Section of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel
Project (NSABP)  located at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh has
several openings as follows to establish a new reseasrch laboratory under
the supervision of Dr. Soon Paik. Fundings for all positions are secure for
four years. All positios are  for American Citizens or Permanent residents
only, except for a post-doctoral position, which is open to any qualified
investigator.  We seek highly motivated young researchers who wishes to be
at the forefront of translational research connected to a large multicenter
clinical trial group. Especillay of interest are those with experience in
positional cloning, CGH, or phage display, or transgenic systems.

Available Positions:
one senior research assistant (opening now) - molecular genetics
two junior research assistants (opening January 1997) - molecular genetics
or immunology
one post-doctoral fellow (opening now) - molecular genetics
one breast pathology fellow (opening January 1997) - board certified or
eligible pathologist with firm molecular biology training (preferably
finishing the first post-doc fellowship) who wants to develop as an
academic breast pathologist.

Main Projects: 
1. Transcriptional repressor function of estrogen receptor in breast cancer
cells.
2. Regulation of bcl-2 gene expression in breast cancer cells.
3. Predictive markers of response to chemotherapy in breast and colon
cancer, through screening of materials from NSABP clinical trials (several
thousand cases)

Facilities:
The NSABP Pathology Section has over 10,000 cases of breast cancer and over
5,000 cases of colon cancer paraffin blocks with clinical follow-up in its
central bank.
The new 1000 square foot lab space will have its own tissue processor,
microtomes, SAMBA 4000 image analyzer, fluorescent microscope with CGH
software, automated immunostainer (Biotek techmate 500), Coulter Elite 
Flow cytometer, Laser Scissors, DNA sequencer, and other essential
equipments for molecular biology.

How to respond:
Please e-mail, FAX, or mail  me  your CV, publication list, and brief
description about yourself. 

Soon Paik, M.D.
NSABP Pathology
320 E. North Ave. 
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

e-mail: spaik at asri.edu
FAX: 412-359-8685



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