H13018—Dermatology

Contact:

Mentor/Principal Investigator: Santosh K. Katiyar, Ph.D. Professor Department of Dermatology  Mailing address: VH 557 1530 3RD AVENUE S BIRMINGHAM AL 35294-0019  Tel: (205) 975-2608 Fax: (205) 975-5745 E-mail: skatiyar@uab.edu


Postdoctoral Positions Available

Job Description: The accomplishment of the project work related to "Chemoprevention of cancer by naturally occurring botanical supplements or antioxidants" using cell culture and animal models. This will include the investigation of the causes, mechanisms and preventive approaches for cancer. This work will require experience in cell culture, animal handling, plus basic biochemistry/chemistry and molecular biology techniques such as Western, Northern, RT/PCR techniques and immunohistochemistry. Responsibilities will include design and execution of experimental procedures, the maintenance of complete laboratory records of experiments, the preparation of manuscripts suitable for publication and presentations at internal and external venues as required.

Position Requirements: Applicants should have experience in carcinogenesis, their causes, mechanisms and chemopreventive approaches. In addition to experience the researchers should have interest and a clear vision of future progress in cancer mechanisms and their prevention.

Applicants should send curriculum vitae with a description of research interests and names of three references with email addresses to: Santosh K. Katiyar, Ph.D., skatiyar@uab.edu.

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