Department of Cell Biology

Keisuke Ito, M.D. Ph.D -- Position


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Stem Cell Institute

Postdoctoral Position in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

The Ito Laboratory at the Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is actively seeking highly motivated postdoctoral fellows. Our research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms that regulate the maintenance of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) and leukemia-initiating cells (LICs; also referred to as leukemia stem cells). Specifically, we aim to identify novel regulatory mechanisms for stem cell fate and maintenance, and in turn open new therapeutic avenues for the pharmacological manipulation of the normal and leukemic stem cell function. Projects in the laboratory is to illuminate through both genetic and pharmacological approaches the role of one such potential regulatory element, cellular metabolism and epigenetic regulation, in the cell fate decisions of self-renewing stem cells. The laboratory employs a wide range of stem cell analysis with specialized skill sets, genomic technologies as well as classical cellular and molecular biology approaches to investigate the normal stem cell biology at single cell level and the pathogenesis of specific human stem cell disorders.

Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent. A strong training background in hematology, stem cell biology and/or cancer biology, molecular and cell biology is preferred. To apply, please email CV, a summary of the previous research experience and the future research interest, and the contact information of three references to the following address: Keisuke Ito, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and of Medicine and Director of Scientific Resources of Stem Cell Institute, Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1301 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461.

Among the top tier of the nation's medical schools to receive NIH funding, Albert Einstein College of Medicine offers a highly interactive and stimulating academic environment for scientists in training. Additionally, candidate’s research will benefit from the highly interactive environment within the Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, the Department of Developmental and Molecular Biology, and throughout the college. We are located in a pleasant residential area in the northeast corner of New York City with easy access to Manhattan and the suburbs of Westchester County. Comprehensive Benefits package will be offered. Postdoctoral campus housing may be available.


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