January 28, 2021

The Niche

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When you sit down to read science on the weekends lately, assuming you are not primarily a COVID-19 researcher, how much COVID stuff seeps into your reading? As I was going over some of this year’s recommended weekly reads posts here on The Niche, I’ve realized that an increasing amount of COVID-19 research has joined the list. Part of this is because of the explosion of cell therapy work and news on COVID, but also I’m just interested in the science of COVID. Before …Read More

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An NIH and foundation-funded postdoctoral fellow position in the Knoepfler Lab at UC Davis School of Medicine is open. The focus of research will be on cancer and stem cell epigenomics. Studies will include functional genomics assays such s ChIP-Seq, chromatin configuration, CRISPR genetics work, and cell biological research. Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD, an MD, or both. Preference will be given to applicants who do not already have postdoctoral experience, but who have a strong track record as graduate students of biological …Read More

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A stem cell biotech in the news this week was one that had mostly flown under the radar previously with aim to zap cancer stem cells. Stemcentrx has a focus on killing cancer stem cells as a novel approach to treating cancer. Antonio Regalado had a nice article yesterday on the company. He reports that Stemcentrx has around a half a billion in funding. It is valued in the billions. These are very unusual figures for a stem cell biotech. Stemcentrx is developing novel cancer therapeutics such …Read More

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Behind the scenes I get a lot of emails from employers in the stem cell/cell therapy/regenerative medicine fields looking for good prospective employees I might know. At the same time, I get a lot of emails from job seekers asking me to let them know if there are any openings I might know about. I’ve got a stem cell job openings page now on the blog where I will post your info if you are a job seeker or an employer, in both cases …Read More