Res Post Doc Fellow-Genomics of Neurological Traits
A Postdoctoral Fellow is needed to join a dynamic group of investigators interested in studying the functional consequences of signals that have come out of recent genome wide association studies (GWAS) of traits related to neurology, including sleep, Alzheimer’s and obesity. The successful candidate will be dedicated and motivated, and a driver of her/his research. The postdoctoral fellow will be responsible of setting up disease models in human cell lines and iPSC-derived neural cells, characterize their trait-related phenotypes and manipulate candidate gene expression using CRISPR/Cas9 and/or siRNA or gene overexpression, with the goal of validating novel disease target genes. We are looking for a candidate with strong molecular biology skills (immunofluorescence, Western Blot, PCR, cloning) and prior experience in either cellular models of neurodegeneration or iPSC-derived neural cells biology. In addition, experience in CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing and next-generation sequencing based techniques (RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq) would be a plus.
JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. To lead specific projects agreed upon with the P.I.
2. Perform calculations and maintain appropriate log books and lab notebooks.
3. Analyze and interpret resulting data.
4. Submit findings in peer-review journals and present at national and international meetings.
Interested individuals should submit their resume to www.stokes.chop.edu or Struan Grant, Ph.D.,firstname.lastname@example.org Abramson Research Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Room 1216F, 3615 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104,
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Required Education and Experience
- A terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.
- According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
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