European Mast Cell and
Basophil Research Network

Current vacancies

Post-doctoral position at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

DESCRIPTIONA post-doctoral position is available within the laboratory of Dr. Adrian Piliponsky at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Pathology and Global Health, University of Washington (Seattle, WA). Research in Dr. Piliponsky’s lab is focused on the regulation of inflammatory processes involving mast cells and myeloid cells, including allergy inflammation and inflammation during bacterial infections. Publications of interest can be found at: Piliponsky AM et al. Immunol Rev 2018 (PMID 29431211), Piliponsky AM et al. Nat Immunol 2019 (PMID 30664762), Shubin NJ et al. Mucosal Immunol 2020 (PMID 32103153), Saha SS et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2021 (PMID 34324892). The post-doctoral hired for the position will use an array of cellular and molecular approaches (ELISA, cell isolation, flow cytometry, histology, RNAseq and transcriptome analysis, qPCR, bacterial propagation; as well as animal models of bacterial infection and allergic airway and skin inflammation using mast cell and basophil specific conditional

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We are searching for motivated and outstanding MSc/PhD/MD/PostDoc research students to take on challenging projects in the field of Allergy, Cancer, Corona virus and Antibody-mediated therapy

Lab work includes immunological, molecular biology and microbiology methods, as well as in vivo mouse models of disease and work on human cells. Projects: Mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology of skin and airway allergic disease (Atopic dermatitis and asthma) Resolution processes of allergic inflammation Activating and inhibitory receptors on mast cells and eosinophils The role of inhibitory receptors on solid tumors (from melanoma to colon cancer) The interaction of mast cells and eosinophils with bacteria and fungi Corona virus: are mast cells and eosinophils involved in host protective or offensive mechanisms? For more information please contact: Professor Francesca Levi-Schaffer: of Immunopharmacology lab, Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Unit, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

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