Department: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 50000516
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
A Postdoctoral Research Associate is available in the lab of Professor Iqbal Ahmad (Retinal Stem Cell Biology and Regeneration Lab) in the department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center, for studying stem cell therapy and disease modeling for degenerative retinal diseases. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. and should have a strong background in cell and molecular biology and hands on experience in related techniques, including primary cell culture. Experience with pluripotent cells (ES and/or iPS cells) is desirable. Applicants are being accepted online at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/51521. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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