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MD Anderson Cancer Center Postdoctoral Fellow - Leukemia Research - myelodysplastic syndromes’ prevention and evolution in Houston, Texas

The Department of Leukemia Research is seeking qualified applicants to fill a postdoctoral position in the field of Hematopoiesis/Leukemogenesis in the laboratory of Dr. Simona Colla. Our focus is understanding the molecular and biological mechanisms underlying myelodysplastic syndromes' prevention and evolution. Individuals with a Ph.D. degree in the related research field, who are highly motivated and self-directed, with good communication and problem-solving skills, are encouraged to apply. Previous publications high level publications are a must.


  • To develop skills and competencies and apply cutting edge research technology to the study of hematopoietic stem cell biology, erythropoeisis, and leukemogenesis.

  • To develop the necessary skills and competencies to conduct correlative studies of clinical trials and translate laboratory findings to clinical applications.


  • A Ph.D. in a related research field.

  • A strong background in molecular biology, flow cytometry, and multiomic technologies is required.

  • Experience in hematopoietic stem cells and animal models is essential.


Dr. Simona Colla