Department: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 50000516
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
A postdoctoral research associate position is available in the lab of Professor Dhirendra Singh working on a research project (the mechanism of antioxidant gene regulation and Redox-signaling in aging and oxidative stress). Successful candidate will use gene cloning, gene-targeting technology, microarray, transformation and transfection of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells and recombinant protein purification and Chip assay analysis to address important questions in regulation of cell survival facing various environmental stresses. Projects include analysis of gene regulation and identification of factors that regulate cell survival. Candidate must have Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have a background in molecular and cellular biology as well as redox signaling. Additional experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: protein chemistry/ protein-protein interaction (s), cell culture and gene transcription. Applicants are being accepted online at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/45873 . Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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