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Research Fellow - Virologist/Immunologist

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Mayo Clinic

2mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You need a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a relevant field and have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship. Join as a Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic.
  • You will conduct research on tumor-targeted oncolytic viruses for cancer therapy, studying immune responses and the tumor microenvironment using molecular cloning, virological, and immunological methods. As a mentor, you will guide graduate students and interns in the lab.

Off-cycle Internship

Research & DevelopmentRochester


  • Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans – to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


  • Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • Dr. Kah-Whye Peng's research focus is on developing novel tumor targeted oncolytic viruses for cancer therapy, using preclinical murine model systems and clinical research data to drive development of the next generation of therapeutic viruses for maximal efficacy and long-term tumor control. We are seeking a dynamic and self-motivated virologist/immunologist to join the lab to study the relationships between oncolytic virotherapy with innate/adaptive immune responses and the tumor microenvironment, using bioinformatics, immunological and virological methods.
  • The candidate should be highly proficient in molecular cloning and reverse genetics, virological and immunological methods, and able to drive the project forward intellectually, keep abreast of scientific advances and serve as a mentor to graduate students and interns. Previous experience with vesicular stomatitis virus and measles virus is highly desirable.


Work type

Full time

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