A postdoctoral research associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Sung-Ho Huh at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The research theme of Huh lab is on investigating cellular and molecular basis of progenitor development, maintenance and regeneration using mouse model system. We are looking for individuals who are interested in working on understanding mechanisms by which signaling pathways regulating kidney development, disease progress and regeneration. We focus on (i) understanding role of FGF signaling during kidney development; (ii) understanding role of FGF signaling in polycystic kidney disease; and (iii) exploring possibility to generate nephron progenitor cells. Candidates should have a good publication record and Ph.D. in developmental biology, nephrology or related fields. Experience with mouse embryology, complicated mouse genetics, RNA sequencing, in vitro organ culture are desired. Candidates should also demonstrate excellent communication skills and have a strong passion and commitment to science.
PhD or equivalent in a related field.
Applicants should have a record of strong scholarly achievement and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in graduate education.
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