Postdoctoral position in gene therapy and immunotherapy

Location
New Haven, Connecticut (US)
Salary
According to NIH guidelines, and commensurate with experience.
Posted
August 24 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Post-doctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Priti Kumar. The Kumar lab conducts translational research with a focus on treatment of diseases caused by RNA viruses such as HIV-1, SARS-CoV-2, West Nile and Zika (https://medicine.yale.edu/profile/priti_kumar/). The laboratory is well-recognized for research on immunopathogenesis of and treatment interventions for HIV-1 and recently, SARS-CoV-2, in state-of-the-art humanized mouse models that allow studies in the context of a human immune system ( https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/priti.kumar.1/bibliography/public/).

Open positions are available for- (i) Developing targeted in vivo delivery systems for CRISPR/Cas-based gene therapeutics; (ii) Investigating long-acting antiretroviral formulations, gene- and antibody- therapeutics for the cure of HIV-1; (iii) Investigating SARS-CoV-2 pathogenesis and treatment by live imaging. Candidates with strong background in expertise in basic virology/molecular/cell biology/immunology techniques and prior experience in working with mice are encouraged to apply.  Experience in generating humanized mouse models is a strong positive, but not a requirement.

Send a full CV and the name and address of three references by email to Priti Kumar (priti.kumar@yale.edu).

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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