Postdoctoral Associates in Drug Discovery, Cancer Biology and Alzheimer's Disease, Purdue University

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

Job posting number: #7107277

Posted: August 4, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

We seek highly motivated postdoctoral associates to apply novel chemical, cellular, genetic and proteomic approaches to identify and validate potential clinical targets in highly aggressive human cancers and Alzheimer’s Disease. We particularly focus on kinases, which are central players in these disease pathways. A Ph.D. in cell biology or biochemistry is desired. Ideal candidate should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: cell biology (including mammalian cell culture, transfection, PCR, qPCR, western blotting), signal transduction, molecular biology, cancer biology, neurobiology and enzyme kinetics. The PI is a pioneer to develop a chemical genetic approach for the identification of direct substrates of protein kinases, and the approach has been widely used in the signaling transduction field. Interested candidates should send a brief statement of research interests, CV and contact information of three references to Professor Kavita Shah, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, 560 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2084. Email:
[email protected]

More information on our research interests can be obtained at A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse work force. Purdue University is an ADVANCE Institution.

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