Postdoctoral Research Associate - Anatomy & Cell Biology

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Competitive salary and benefits
March 26 2019
Position Type
Full Time
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Available immediately for highly motivated recent PhDs and/or MDs with strong training in cell biology. Candidates with experience in primary mouse neuron culture or IPSC culture are particularly encouraged to apply.

The projects include (a) identifying novel regulators of neuronal lysosome formation and function; (b) elucidating mechanisms underlying neuronal lysosome dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease and (c) specific groups of Spastic Paraplegia. The studies will include use of a combination of CRISPR based editing in primary neurons and IPSC-derived neurons coupled with high resolution imaging and biochemistry techniques. For more information on our work, see at the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, at University of Illinois at Chicago.

Applicants should send a cover letter indicating current and future research interests, CV and names and addresses of three references to Swetha Gowrishankar (

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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