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Radiation-induced Translational Control of Gene Expression and the Microenvironment

National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

A postdoctoral position is available in the Radiation Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute to investigate the influence of the microenvironment on the radiation-induced translational control of gene expression.  These studies will address fundamental mechanisms as well as the potential of the translational machinery to serve as targets for radiosensitization.

Relevant publications include: Wahba et al, 2018, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics (; Wahba et al, 2017, Oncotarget ( and Wahba et al, 2016, Cancer Research (

Qualifications: Applicants should have a recent PhD or MD/PhD in molecular biology, cancer biology or related fields with less than 2 years of relevant postdoctoral experience.

To apply please send your CV along with the names of three references to:

Philip J. Tofilon, PhD
Senior Investigator
National Cancer Institute
Radiation Oncology Branch
10 Center Drive-MSC 1002
Building 10, B3B69B
Bethesda, MD 20892

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This position is subject to a background investigation