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Trainee, Oncological Sciences
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Dr. Kamphort’s research focuses on the studies ofT cell biology with emphasis on investigating CD8 T cell dysfunction upon chronic stimulation. A better understanding ofT cell dysfunction/exhaustion is imperative to improve current cancer immunotherapies.
The Kamphorst's lab uses mouse models of chronic viral infection and tumors to address how different factors affect CD8 T cell differentiation, function and the ability to be reinvigorated by immunotherapies (e.g. PD-1 targeted therapy). This project will address the effects of chronic type I IFN on CD8 T cells. The candidate will be involved in genotyping mice, transferring T cells, processing of murine tissues and multiparameter flow cytometry analysis.
They will be assisted by Dr. Kamphorst and/or other lab members to perform experiments and analysis independently.
- HS/GED minimum; Associates or greater depending on department and role.
- Entry level or student.
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