Company Name:

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Location:

St. Petersburg, Florida

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Postdoctoral Fellow

Required Education:

Doctorate Degree

Date Posted:

March 21, 2018

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Postdoctoral Position in Angiogenesis/Vascular biology Research

Duties and Responsibilities

A postdoctoral position is available to investigate the regulatory mechanism of blood vessel maturation and stabilization. The previous findings from this laboratory revealed the importance of small GTPase R-Ras for morphogenesis, maturation, and stabilization of regenerating blood vessels (Nature Communications 2017, Cancer Cell 2012, Nature Medicine 2005).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22897853
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29170374


The goal of the present study is to exploit the R-Ras pathways in order to modulate blood vessels for therapeutic advantage, for instance 1) to block metastasis and improve drug delivery and anti-tumor immunity in cancer, or 2) to improve blood perfusion in ischemic diseases. Visit our website for research focuses of the laboratory. http://www.sanfordburnham.org/Talent/Pages/MasanobuKomatsu.aspx


The Komatsu lab is relocating to a new research center of Johns Hopkins University affiliated with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida (scheduled to open this summer). Prospective candidate will be conducting these studies at this new research center.


Requirements

The ideal candidates will have expertise in signal transduction, vascular biology, immunology, and/or cancer biology. Candidates must be highly self-motivated, independent individuals with M.D. or Ph.D. and hold strong publication records in one or more of the relevant areas. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF file containing CV, a brief description of research interests and accomplishments to Dr. Komatsu.   mkomatsu@sbpdiscovery.org


Masanobu Komatsu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Immunology Program, NCI-designated Cancer Center Cardiovascular Metabolism Program, Center for Metabolic Origins of Disease
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute at Lake Nona
6400 Sanger Road Orlando, FL 32827
mkomatsu@sbpdiscovery.org
Tel 407-745-2067 Fax 407-745-2001


Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click HERE. Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute endeavors to make its careers page accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact James DiStefano, Director, Human Resources at accommodations@sbpdiscovery.org. This information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. 

Company Name:

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Location:

St. Petersburg, Florida

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Postdoctoral Fellow

Required Education:

Doctorate Degree

Date Posted:

March 21, 2018

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