Postdoc in Host-Pathogen Interactions/Neuroimmunology /Neuroinflammation, Duke School of Medicine

Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina
NIH salary scale
April 21 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

NIH funded post-doctoral position available in the Aballay lab at Duke University School of Medicine. Our laboratory has several exciting projects related to neural-immune communications, including the study of infection-induced neurodegeneration, the role of GPCRs in the control of immune homeostasis, and proteostasis. A variety of genetic, genomic, proteomic, pharmacologic, and cell biology approaches to clarify the role of the nervous system in the regulation of innate immune responses against bacterial pathogens are used. The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans is used as model host.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree with a strong publication record. Applicants should submit a CV and a statement of no more than 2 pages of research interests and future career plans. Three letters of recommendation will be required after a preliminary screening process.

Please, electronically submit your application as a single PDF file to: Dr. Alejandro Aballay, e-mail:

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