Interested in T cells and chemical biology? Two NIH-funded postdoctoral positions are available for highly motivated candidates starting in January 2021 using our newly developed FucoID to detect antigen-specific T cells in human cancer patient samples and in murine autoimmune disease models in the laboratory of Prof. Peng Wu, Department of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA.
Successful candidates will have a recent Ph.D. in chemical biology, cell biology, immunology and experiences with murine models. Training in multi-color flow cytometry, fluorescent imaging, T-cell or cancer immunology is a plus.
Interested candidates should send an application packet, including all of the following as a single PDF file by email to Dr. Peng Wu:
- Cover letter indicating current and future research interests;
- Expected starting date;
- Curriculum vitae;
- A brief summary of previous research experience;
- Names and contact information for 3 references.
Our FucoID is featured in C&En News “Targeting tumor-specific T cells”
Accelerating Cancer Immunotherapy Research (ACIR) Spotlight
Yujie and Zhuo passed their candidacy exams. Congratulations!
Senlian, in collaboration with the Macauley and Paulson labs, discovered that high-affinity cis ligand can block Siglec-7 inhibitory signaling
Check out our new preprint: Detecting Tumor Specific Antigen-Reactive T cells from Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes via Interaction Dependent Fucosyl-biotinylation.
Senlian discovered that besides sialylated glycans, a-1-2-linked fucosides also serve as receptors for influenzas viruses.
Our zebrafish imaging work is highlighted in Nature:
SuFExable Polymers with Helical Structures!
Chemical & Engineering News: Sugar-transferring enzyme adds antibody to cell surface
Abu receives a Poster Prize Award at the European & International Chemical Biology Society symposium in Berlin, Germany. Congratulations!
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Commencement
Avery Fisher Hall Lincoln Center
Hao and Brian’s paper are reported in Chemical & Engineering News
Peng Speaks at the 2nd Scripps Alumni Symposium (with Prof. Paulson)
Peng organizes Click Chemistry in Biology and Medicine: New Developments and Strategies at the New York Academy of Sciences
(at the reception with Prof. Jim Paulson and Prof. K. Barry Sharpless)