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Postdoctoral position to study the role of C/EBPb in breast cancer progression

A postdoctoral research position is available to study the signaling pathways that regulate premalignant progression to invasive breast cancer. Studies include understanding how inflammatory cells and cancer stem cells interact to promote breast cancer progression. Several mouse models as well as cell culture models will be used. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: (Education, experience, skills, etc.)

  • Ph.D.
  • Research experience in the areas of cell culture, cell-based assays, RNA and protein analysis, and basic molecular biology techniques. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and knowledge in the fields of stem cell biology, mammary gland biology, and cancer biology, and research experience with animal models, including mammary gland.
  • Ability to work independently on projects, including experimental design, execution, problem solving, data analysis, and data interpretation.
  • Ability to critically review the scientific literature, write and review manuscripts, and present data to the scientific community.

Interested applicants should provide their CVs to Heather Machado at



Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000