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A Stem Cell and Gene Therapy Program laboratory that studies hematopoietic cell biology and develops novel gene therapy and gene editing strategies is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to develop novel nanoparticle-mediated approaches for the modification of primary hematopoietic stem cells.
The position involves responsibilities, such as the development and optimization of nanoparticle formulation protocols, processing of primary tissue samples, and culture/analysis of cells modified with nanoparticles and/or viruses. The candidate will study and develop methods to produce, generate, modify and apply nanoparticles to human hematopoietic stem cells, and will work under the PI and other senior members of the research team. The candidate will be expected to publish and present their work in both internal and external events.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.