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Postdoctoral Position Tumor Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Leuven Belgium,  

Posted on : 28 May 2017

Project Description

About the lab: The Laboratory of Tumor Inflammation and Angiogenesis offers a dynamic working environment within a stimulating scientific surrounding in an international, young, enthusiastic, motivated team (with English as main language). The laboratory is aiming to work on high-impact projects and research that can be translated into the clinical practice. The laboratory is part of the Center for Cancer Biology (CCB), a multidisciplinary research center focusing on cancer, genetics, metabolism and stroma. CCB offers many Core facilities including: Imaging, Molecular Biology, Metabolomics, Histology, Aquatic facility (zebrafish & tadpoles), transgenesis and mouse facility, etc. Technical support is granted within the lab. Remuneration is competitive. Position description: A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the area of tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy. The position is in the laboratory of Prof. Massimiliano Mazzone within the Center for Cancer Biology (CCB), Laboratory of Tumor Inflammation and Angiogenesis at the University of Leuven and VIB (Leuven, Belgium).Candidates are sought to join a basic and translational research program focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms underling immune cell localization and immunosuppression within the tumor and the modes of resistance to cancer immunotherapy. Research focus: The research led by the candidate will focus on immunometabolic control of the anti-cancer immune response and how this can influence the outcome of immune checkpoint blockade in cancer therapy. Relevant publications: Wenes M, Shang M, Di Matteo M, Goveia J, Mart


Leuven, Belgium

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