Postdoctoral Research Opportunities

  • The impact of genetic and nutrient factors on intestinal stem cells in establishing higher risk for intestinal tumor development in the mouse and humans - Dr. Leonard Augenlicht 
  • Studies on the regulation of PI 3-kinases and their role in tumorigenesis and metastasis - Dr. Jonathan Backer 
  • Drosophila growth control, cell competition, and neural development - Dr. Nicholas Baker 
  • Investigations of novel oncogenic pathways, drug resistance mechanisms, immune biomarkers and new treatment strategies in lung cancer - Drs. Haiying Cheng and Balazs Halmos 
  • Biology of Hematopoetic stem cells and malignancies - Dr. Meelad Dawlaty  
  • Structure, Functional, and Regulation analyses of folate and anitfolate transporters - Dr. I. D. Goldman 
  • Lineage plasticity in breast cancer using epigenomics methods, CRSPR genome editing, organoid culture and in-vivo mouse models - Dr. Wenjun Guo 
  • Functional differentiation of naive and memory CD8 T cells in vaccines and tumors - Dr. Gregoire Lauvau 
  • Host-microbiome interactions - Dr. Sridhar Mani 
  • Mechanisms of chemotherapy-mediated senescence - Dr. Hayley McDaid 
  • Genomic and Molecular biomarkers for prognosis and targeted treatment in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma - Dr. Thomas Ow 
  • Role of dynamic DNA structures in etiology of cancer, fragile X syndrome,autism & telomere dysfunction - Dr. Carl Schildkraut 
  • 'Omics level surveys of somatic mutation, methylome, and transcriptomes of lung tissue and tumors with translation to non-invasive exhaled and exfoliated biomarkers of risk for lung cancer - Dr. Simon Spivack 
  • The role of labile intracellular iron pools in hematopoietic stem cell maintenance - Dr. Britta Will 
  • Characterization of highly selective autophagy pathways in leukemia evolution and maintenance - Dr. Britta Will  
  • Function and immunotherapeutic potential of newly discovered T-Cell immune checkpoints - Dr. XingXing Zang 

To learn more about these projects and their faculty members, please click on the links above. To Apply for a position, email the faculty Preceptor Website directly or send your letter of interest, CV, and the names of three references to: Dr. Richard Seither, Associate Director of Administration for the Albert Einstein Cancer Center, at


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