Open Position

Postdoctoral Fellow and/or Research Technician in IgE and Food Allergy

Positions immediately available for studies in:
• Animal models of food allergy
• Role of histamine-releasing factor in allergies and inflammation
• Mechanisms of IgE/FcεRI-mediated activation and signal transduction

Refer to our publications: Immunity 14:791, 2001; Nat Rev Immunol 2:773, 2002; PNAS 100:12911, 2003; Cancer Cell 16:161, 2009; J Exp Med 206:1219, 2009; Immunity 34:893, 2011; J Clin Invest 122:218, 2012; Cell Reports 6:366, 2014.

Molecular and cell biological techniques and mouse allergic disease models are being used. Highly motivated individuals with a PhD, MD (Postdoc) or MS or BS (Technician) degree are welcome to apply.


Interested individuals should submit their CV when applying, as well as send an email to
Toshiaki Kawakami, MD, PhD


Please apply HERE

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