The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Division of Epidemiology is pleased to announce up to two post-doctoral positions through an NIH-funded T32 program, Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer (MAGEC). Applications are now being accepted. The program pairs qualified fellows with two mentors in a 2-year long research fellowship focused on skin cancer in the group of Dr. Lee Wheless, MD, PhD. Per stipulations of the grant, all applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Further information and application forms for the are available on the VUMC website: https://www.vumc.org/magec/applying-magec-program. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or require additional information.
About VUMC and the Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center (VEC):
The VEC is home to three large cohort studies, the Southern Community Cohort Study, Shanghai Women’s Health Study and Shanghai Men’s Health Study, which include over 225,000 participants from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Biological samples are available from over 90% of study participants. Investigators have access to data from these cohorts plus VUMC’s EHR cohort of >3.6 million patients including >300,000 with genetic data, NIH All of Us, UK Biobank, VA VINCI, and the Million Veteran Program.