Postdoc Positions in Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation

Location
Houston, Texas, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
February 21 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Hui Zheng in Huffington Center on Aging and Department of Human and Molecular Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine. Successful applicants will join a highly dynamic laboratory with an outstanding track-record and rich resources in Alzheimer’s disease research and will work on projects funded by multiple NIH grants. The focus of the immediate projects are to elucidate the mechanisms and functional role of glial cells and neuron-immune interaction in Alzheimer’s disease utilizing novel genetic mouse models and multidisciplinary approaches.

Motivated individuals with expertise in CNS cell biology, protein misfolding biochemistry, gene expression profiling, brain disease modeling and/or Immunology are preferred. Previous experience with flow cytometry, stereology, microscopy or molecular biology is a plus.  

Baylor College of Medicine is a leading biomedical research institute located in the heart of Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, USA. The academic and collaborative environment is excellent. Baylor College of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer. Competitive salary and fringe benefits will be offered.   

Applicants should submit a cover letter with a statement of research interests, a CV, and a list of at least 3 references to Drs. Hui Zheng and Wei Cao, via email at huiz@bcm.edu and wei.cao@bcm.edu.

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