Lab openings

We are looking for highly motivated graduate students, and postdoctoral scientists to lead multidisciplinary studies in the areas of chromatin biology, cancer biology, computational (epi)genomics and high-throughput genetic screening.

Graduate Student: Graduate students in the Coordinated Doctoral Programs in Biomedical Sciences at Columbia University are welcomed to contact Dr. Chao Lu ( for research rotations. 

Postdoctoral Scientist: We look for highly motivated candidates with prior experience in any one of the following areas to lead innovative and competitive research projects: 1) cancer biology using mammalian cell culture or mouse models; 2) high-throughput genetic screening; 3) computational genomics or epigenomics. If you are interested to join our vibrant team, please send your CV and cover letter with a brief description of research interests to Dr. Chao Lu at 


Lab Address

Irving Cancer Research Center
1130 St. Nicholas Avenue, Room 312
New York, NY 10032