Instructor (Breast Cancer Research)



Summary

The Xiang Zhang Lab investigates biological mechanisms and therapeutic strategies of breast cancer metastasis. The lab is currently investigating early-stage bone colonization of disseminated breast cancer cells and breast cancer-induced immunosuppression.

  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments.
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes data
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Documents results of experiments.
  • Selects, evaluates and applies techniques used in routine research.
  • Seek external funding via grants applications/submissions.
  • Engage in teaching graduate or medical students
  • Involve in departmental committee duties
  • Train and supervises less experienced research staff such as graduate students and postdocs.
  • **Prior experiences in tissue culture and basic molecular biology techniques (e.g., PCR, DNA purification, Western blot, ... etc) are required.
  • Scientific research on bone metastasis of breast cancer and prostate cancer;
  • Collaborate with scientists out of the lab for multidisciplinary study;
  • Develop new model and technique to support the cancer-related research in the lab;
  • Advise junior scientists and provide guidance on their projects;
  • Serving as the animal ambassador to train all the lab members on aseptic surgical procedures


Minimum Qualifications
  • Cancer research preferred
  • Education: Doctoral degree in a biomedical science.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

6635

CA; CH

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