Postdoctoral or Research Scientist Position in Organogenesis, Birth Defects, and Bioinformatics

University of California at Davis
Sacramento, California
The latest NIH and UC salary scale, plus fringe benefits/health insurance.
March 12 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

NIH-funded postdoctoral or research scientist position is immediately available at the Institute for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, to study the mechanism and prevention of the common and severe structural birth defects, including neural tube defects and orofacial clefts in genetically modified mutant mouse models. We currently focus on Wnt signaling and chromatin modification. 

The institute provides an excellent research environment. Salaries are at the latest NIH and UC scale based on experience, plus fringe benefits/health insurance. Our projects employ various practical research approaches, including conditional gene targeting, mouse embryo culture, wholemount in situ hybridization, real-time PCR, immunoblot, chromatin immunoprecipitation, promoter luciferase assay, live imaging, single cell RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, and related bioinformatic analyses. Self-motivated candidates who hold a PhD or equivalent degree in an appropriate area and have demonstrated solid publications are particularly welcome to apply.

Applicants may email their CVs (including a brief summary of research experience and technical expertise) and contact information for three references to Chengji Zhou, PhD ( for consideration.

University of California at Davis School of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.