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Molecular Biology - DNA Repair and Anti-Cancer Drugs

National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Yuichi Machida in the Developmental Therapeutics Branch (DTB), NCI-NIH to study DNA repair mechanisms and their effect on anti-cancer drugs. Dr. Machida’s research focuses on proteases involved in the repair of DNA-Protein Crosslink (DPC) damage. The successful candidate will study proteolytic DPC repair mechanisms using molecular and cellular biology techniques as well as mouse genetics. To learn more about the research in the Machida lab, please visit:

The Developmental Therapeutics Branch (DTB) offers collaborative and highly interactive research environment. Opportunities are available to interact with the members of the multidisciplinary research community in the DTB consisting of basic scientists, bioinformaticians and clinical scientists.


  • Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in a field deemed relevant by the program before the appointment.
  • Candidates with experience in molecular biology, structural biology or inhibitor development are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Applications, including curriculum vitae and bibliography, should be sent to:

Yuichi Machida, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Developmental Therapeutics Branch
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute

We are committed to creating inclusive research environment and support successful research careers of all trainees. Applications from women and minority candidates are highly encouraged.