A postdoctoral research position is available immediately in Dr. Afam Okoye's group for a highly motivated candidate to undertake projects focused on basic and translational HIV cure research. Studies will involve evaluating therapeutic interventions, including latency reversing agents, immunotherapies and therapeutic vaccines, with the goal of targeting residual HIV that persists despite combination antiretroviral therapy. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing experiments, including cytokine flow cytometry, ELISA, cytokine profiling, immunohistochemistry, data analysis, manuscript preparation and data presentation at relevant scientific meetings. Experience with nonhuman primate models preferred but not required. Position is located on the West Campus.
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