Post-Doc HPV Replication
National Institutes of Health
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Post Date: Apr 08, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Ph.D.
Years Experience: Entry Level
Start Date: May -Sept 2017
Salary: NIH IRTA fellowship
Location: US - Maryland - Bethesda
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Human papillomaviruses (HPV) persistently infect and replicate in stratified cutaneous and mucosal epithelia. In most cases, the infection is self-limiting, but infection with certain papillomavirus types can lead to the development of carcinomas. In fact, HPV is the cause of about 5% of human cancers.
The DNA Tumor Virus Section of the Laboratory of Viral Diseases NIAID, NIH, studies the mechanisms by which papillomavirus genomes are established, partitioned, and amplified during persistent infection. A post-doctoral position is available immediately to study these mechanisms using genomics, proteomics and advanced imaging techniques.

A strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry and/or cell biology is desired. Experience in confocal microscopy would be advantageous. Interested candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. with less than 5 years of post-doctoral experience.

Motivated candidates should submit their CV and bibliography, a cover letter containing a statement of how her/his expertise can contribute to the research program of the DNA Tumor Virus Section, and the name and contact information of three references to:

Alison McBride, PhD
Chief, DNA Tumor Virus Section
Laboratory of Viral Diseases
Room 3W20B.4
33 North Drive, MSC3209
Bethesda, MD 20892-3209

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