Postdoctoral fellow in microbial pathogenesis

Research in virology and mycobacteriology
Competitive Salary plus Benefits
February 14 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Postdoctoral/Research Associate Positions in the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Georgia State University are available to study:

(1) Molecular mechanisms underlying Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. haemophilum and M. leprae growth and pathogenesis in the laboratory of JoAnn M. Tufariello.  Specific areas include investigating the mechanisms by which these organisms use type VII secretion systems to acquire iron and how these bacterial secretion systems modulate pathogenesis in the face of host iron restriction strategies.  For examples of our publications, see mBio 2014, mBio 2015 and PNAS 2016.  Qualified applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: molecular biology, bacteriology, proteomics or mouse immunology. Prior experience in molecular bacteriology is preferred.

(2) Molecular mechanisms of innate immune evasion and replication functions of filoviruses and other emerging RNA viruses in the laboratory of Dr. Christopher F. Basler.  For examples of our recent publications, see Cell Reports 2016, mBio 2017, Antiviral Research 2018.

These positions offer a competitive salary and great potential for career advancement. The qualified applicant must possess a doctoral degree for Postdoctoral/Research Associate Positions in a related field of study.  Send applications to:

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