Postdoctoral position in Immunotherapy with Fumito Ito, MD, PhD

Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division
The Center for Immunotherapy
Full Time
Commensurate with NIH Pay Scale and accumulated relevant research experience
Description of Duties

The laboratory of Dr. Fumito Ito at the Center for Immunotherapy is looking for a postdoctoral candidate to work on research efforts toward delineating mechanisms of antitumor immune response of newly developed in situ immune modulation methods using mice models of breast cancer and/or melanoma, and predictive biomarker in patients undergoing immune checkpoint blockade.


The candidate should have a Ph.D. in immunology (or related field) within 5 years of laboratory experience with demonstrated expertise in: tissue and cell culture; sterile technique for handling human tissue specimens; isolation and quantification of RNA/DNA/proteins from cultured cells or tissue specimens; viral vector-mediated transduction/transfection; basic molecular biology and biochemistry techniques (agarose gel electrophoresis, Western blotting, spectrometry, flow cytometry etc.); ordering, and laboratory maintenance. Experience in RNASeq data analysis, IHC, radioactive analyses, or CRISPR/Cas genome editing is a plus.

The candidate must be able to work independently, develop and carry out multiple scientific projects simultaneously, possess strong interpersonal skills, and have a proven track record of successful mentoring


Applicant Instructions

Please submit a brief statement of interest, CV and contact information for at least 3 references to Dr. Ito at