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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Renumathy Dhanasekaran

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Dhanasekaran, Renumathy
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Med: Gastroenterology
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
2 years with the option to extend.
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Send required application materials to PI Renu Dhanasekaran

The Dhanasekaran lab at Stanford University is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow to join our lab. The mission of the Dhanasekaran lab is to advance a deeper understanding of the molecular biology of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) using innovative approaches, cutting-edge techniques, and an interdisciplinary collaborative research.
Our mission is to develop novel therapeutics and biomarkers for liver cancer. We conduct basic and translational research using genomic data from human HCC, mouse models of liver cancer, and patient derived xenografts. We are deciphering the molecular biology of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) using innovative methods, cutting-edge techniques, and interdisciplinary collaborative approach. Recruiting and training the future generation of researchers is a key component of our mission!
Ongoing projects in our lab address mechanisms of immune evasion in liver cancer, dissecting tumor heterogeneity in liver cancer and therapeutic approached to prevent cancer recurrence. 

Required Qualifications: 
  • PhD, MD or MD/PhD
Required Application Materials: 
  • Letter describing research interests
  • Short and long term goals
  • Three 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.