Postdoc Fellow Clock-Cancer Connection 938 views


A NIH/NCI-funded postdoctoral position is available in the Fu laboratory in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine for studying the path physiological mechanism and therapeutic targets of obesity-related cancer.

About the position:

  • The laboratory is located at the main campus of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
  • We offer competitive research projects with a special focus on the role of chronic circadian dysfunction in obesity, metabolic syndrome, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and NAFLD-associated hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
  • The successful candidate will join our exciting research projects to study the mechanism and biomarkers and gene targets of obesity-related HCC using state-of-the-art technologies, including RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, proteomics, metabolomics, and humanized mouse models (
  • Our studies are not only theoretically important but also have significant near-term translational values.

Eligibility criteria:

1) A recent Ph.D degree with less than two year experience in post-doctoral training.
2) Prior first author publications in peer reviewed journals.
3) Highly motivated to pursue an independent career in biomedical research.
4) Excellent communication, time management and teamwork kills.
5) Application documents: a cover letter to state research interests, an updated resume, and contact information of minimal three references.

How to apply:

  • Please contact Dr. Loning Fu directly via email ( or apply online through Baylor HR website
Quick Overview———
OrganizationBaylor College of Medicine
Subject areasMolecular and cellular biology, cancer, and mouse genetics
DeadlineNovember 01,2020

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