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Single-Cell Genomic Analysis of Pancreas Development

National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:
A postdoctoral position is available in Dr. Efsun Arda's Developmental Genomics Group within the Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression Branch at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Our research is focused on understanding the regulatory networks that govern pancreas cell identity and function in the context of diabetes and cancer. The lab is highly interdisciplinary and uses state-of-the-art technologies to address outstanding questions in human pancreas biology.

We are seeking to recruit both basic and translational research-oriented candidates with strong background in genomics, chromatin, developmental and cell biology, biostatistics, and computational biology. Applicants must have received a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. degree, and at least one first author peer-reviewed publication. The appointment is renewed annually for up to five years.

The candidate will be fully funded by a competitive intramural Center for Cancer Research (CCR) fellowship. Other fellowship opportunities outside NIH are also available and applications will be supported. CCR provides a highly collaborative, enabling environment for research fellows with more than 40 core facilities ranging from bioinformatics and computing, chemistry and structural biology, flow cytometry, genomics, imaging and microscopy, pharmacology, proteomics and single cell analysis.

To Apply:
A detailed CV, a statement describing research interests and career goals, and three letters of reference should be sent to:

Dr. Efsun Arda
Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD 20892
United States


Additional information can be found on the LRBGE website: and on Dr. Arda's profile page:

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