Become a member of a research engineering team under the supervision of Principal Investigator Dr. Tania Vu, an Associate Professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department and member of the Knight Cancer Institute. Participate in efforts to develop and apply new microscope imaging technology for precision oncology. The incumbent will employ advanced multiplexed assay and imaging methods to achieve the goal of detecting cancer-persistent cells and identifying novel combination therapeutics for controlling cancer drug resistance in clinical patient samples. This position will involve interaction in team-collaborative projects composed of biologists and clinicians, physicists, computational scientists in the Knight Cancer Institute and Center for Spatial Systems Biology, as well as industrial partners.
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