Postdoctoral positions available in Lu Changzheng’s group at Shenzhen Bay Laboratory

Scholarship: Fully-funded
Degree: PhD
Nationality: International Students
Location: China
Application deadlines: Open until the position is filled

Scholarship Description:

Changzheng Lu is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Institute of Oncology, Shenzhen Bay Laboratory. He graduated from the Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and joined Yangxin Fu’s group at Southwestern Medical Center for postdoctoral training in 2016. In recent years, he has been engaged in basic and applied research on tumour immunotherapy, including the interaction between tumour cells, dendritic cells and T cells in the tumour microenvironment and the development of bispecific antibodies targeting the tumour microenvironment and ADC drugs. His research results have been published in Cancer Cell, Nature Immunology, Nature Cancer, Science Translational Medicine, Science Immunology, JCI and other international journals, including first/co-authorship articles in Cancer Cell ( He was awarded the EACR Top Ten Cancer Research Publications of the year for his work as first/co-author of Cancer Cell (2021, 2 articles).

 Available Subjects:

  • 1) the influence of tumour cell intrinsic pathways on T cell infiltration and survival;
  • 2) the molecular mechanisms that maintain durable T cell anti-tumour responses;
  • 3) drug development targeting the tumour immune microenvironment.

Eligibility criteria:

  1. have obtained or will obtain a PhD in biology or basic medical science in China or abroad, with experience in immunology, oncology and cell biology preferred.
  2. have a strong interest in scientific research and have good reading and writing skills in English literature.
  3. have outstanding academic ethics and professional conduct, good communication skills and team spirit, and be hardworking and self-motivated.
  4. have published or are about to publish research papers in mainstream journals in the field and have the ability to carry out research work independently.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should email cover letter describing research experience and interests, CV with publication list, and contact information of three references to [email protected]