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Dr. Yuan Chang and Dr. Patrick Moore receive the 2017 Paul Ehrlich Prize.


KSHV LANA generates novel cytoplasmic proteins through non canonical translation initiation J Virol. 2012 Dec 19


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Positions Available


Position AvailableBasic science research opportunities in cancer biology are available through the Cancer Virology Program. State-of-the-art research core facilities and an internationally-recognized faculty provide a unique opportunity for fundamental cancer research. Position available in the Chang-Moore Lab to study MCV, KSHV, and other human tumor viruses. Current studies include survivin, 4E-BP and Fbw7 regulation by MCV, LANA alternative reading frames and proteomic/transcriptomic tumor virus discovery projects. Pittsburgh, a vibrant city with a rich cultural tradition and easy access to the outdoors, is routinely cited as one of the most “livable” cities in the United States

To apply, please send a letter of interest together with a curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

CVP Postdoctoral Program
c/o Dr. Chang and Dr. Moore
Research Pavilion Suite 1.8
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
5117 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

(or email all information as a single pdf file with POSTDOC as subject to: stanilandl@upmc.edu).

Download the position flyer (PDF).