H11089—Hematology / Oncology

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Mentor/Principal Investigator: Randall S. Davis, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, and Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics


Division of Hematology/Oncology

Mailing address: SHEL 412 1530 3RD AVENUE S BIRMINGHAM AL 35294-2182

Telephone: (205) 934-1522 Fax: (205) 934-1875

E-mail: randall.davis@ccc.uab.edu


Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

A postdoctoral position in the UAB Division of Hematology/Oncology is immediately available to study lymphocyte development and members of a novel family of Fc receptor-like (FCRL) molecules. FCRLs possess tyrosine-based regulatory potential and are expressed by distinct populations of B cells and cytotoxic lymphocytes. Current work in the laboratory focuses on exploring their biological roles in human and mouse models as well as their importance in malignancies and autoimmune disorders.

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A strong background in basic cellular immunobiology is required. Familiarity with molecular biology, flow cytometry, and biochemistry techniques are highly desirable. Suitable candidates should be able to communicate well verbally and work independently.

Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree is required. Applicants please send curriculum vitae with a description of research interests and names of three references with email addresses to: Randall S. Davis, M.D.

E-mailrandall.davis@ccc.uab.edu  

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