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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Calvin Kuo

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Kuo, Calvin
Department Name: 
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
immediately, two year appointment with extension eligibility based on performance
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

to:  Calvin Kuo, Stanford University, Hematology Division, Lokey Stem Cell Building G2034A, 265 Campus Dr., Stanford, CA 94305 USA.

Postdoctoral positions in stem cell biology
Postdoctoral positions available immediately in the Calvin Kuo laboratory at Stanford to investigate molecular mechanisms of stem cell biology in the intestine (Nature (2017) May 11;545(7653):238-242; Cell Stem Cell (2017) Jul 6;21(1):78-90.e6.) and lung.  These projects will leverage in vivo lineage tracing and in vitro organoid culture approaches, coupled with conditional knockout and CRISPR strategies.  The stem cell populations will be studied with respect to their disease models, in vivo niches, lineage relationships and in vivo transplantation.

Required Qualifications: 
  • The ideal candidate(s) will have extensive pre-existing experience in stem cell biology, intestinal or lung physiology, or general genetic analysis in model systems.
  • Command of written and spoken English and a strong publication record is essential.
  • Specific experience in one or more of the following areas would be highly desirable: organoid culture, single cell analysis, FACS sorting and managing transgenic/ko mouse colonies. 
Required Application Materials: 
  • CV
  • 3 letters of reference


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.