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Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Oncogenic Signals and Chromosome Biology


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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
Postdoc & Early Career

Description:
The NIH funded T32 fellowship program in Oncogenic Signals and Chromosome Biology (OSCB) has developed from a general interest in cellular responses and signal pathways integrating both responses to the cellular environment mediated by cell surface receptors and to signals initiated inside of the cell nucleus such as damage to DNA. While diverse in nature, these signals are often inseparable and interconnected by kinases and cascades of phosphorylation.

The majority of the research projects among Mentors in the OSCB Fellowship Program involve detailed mechanistic studies in vitro which complement in vivo studies using animal models. Mentors are drawn both from the UC Davis cancer research community and from scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; a formal collaborative agreement brings the two institutions together for cancer-related research.

This program has a"rolling" application deadline, meaning applications are accepted anytime and consideration will be given if and when there is a vacancy or a date certain for a vacancy.

We currently have 2 vacancies with the following deadlines: June 1, 2018 and October 1, 2018.

Eligibility

The OSCB program offers postdoctoral fellowships to individuals holding PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degrees. Applicants will have had zero, one, two, three, or four years of prior fellowship experience. MD only applicants should demonstrate research experience and associated publications. Applicants must be US citizens, US non-citizen nationals (pertains only to residents of American Samoa or Swains Islands), or permanent residents. Individuals with temporary or student visas are not eligible to apply.

The NCI/NSRA grant for OSCB provides for four fellowships annually with a budget for one fellow with no prior fellowship experience, two fellows with one year of prior fellowship experience, one fellow with two years of prior fellowship experience. Salary is stipulated annually by the NSRA based on years of fellowship experience. Those with additional post-doctoral experience will receive supplemental salary from their Mentor. Fellows are appointed for one year with a possibility of one extension for a second year if effort to seek other external funding is shown and progress is satisfactory.

Applications are accepted at any time, but are reviewed only when a vacancy arises or is anticipated. Applicants should first contact a trainer associated with the program before applying, in order to request a statement endorsing their candidacy.


Participating Institution(s):
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University of California, Davis (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Postdoc Website this link takes you to a different website

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Biotechnology
Cellular Biology
Genetics & Genomics
Medical Sciences
Molecular Biology
Nanotechnology
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Keywords:
Cancer
Chromosome Biology
Gene Expression Studies
Life Sciences and Medicine
Molecular Genetics
Radiation Oncology
Stem Cell Research

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)


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