Seeking a postdoctoral fellow with previous basic science experience in energy metabolism who is energetic, enthusiastic, and enjoys collaborative and independent science.
Duties for this position include:
Microsurgical techniques (ICV cannulation and injection, laparotomy). Applicant must be comfortable with rodent surgery with little training.
Molecular biology experiments (genetics, epigenetics, proteomics) and techniques (Cre/LoxP, CRISPR/Cas9).
Cell culture techniques (maintaining established lines, cell transfection).
Handling and managing animals (mice and rats, isolating tissues and sectioning, immunofluorescent staining, in situ hybridization).
Data obtaining and analysis. Manuscript preparation.
Assisting PI to manage the lab and to apply for funding.
PhD, or PhD/MD with at least two of following research experiences: molecular cloning, genetic engineering techniques (Cre/LoxP, CRISPR/Cas9), neuronanatomical methods (immunofluorescent staining, in situ hybridization), analysis of metabolic phenotypes, and surgical techniques (ICV cannulation and injection, laparotomy).
Ability to work and troubleshoot independently.
Be proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe software.
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to study the role of gut endocrine cells in the regulation of food intake, glucose and lipid metabolism. The candidate should have excellent commutation skills, and be self-motivated, quick-learner, and most importantly a team player.
The successful applicant will be supported to attend conferences based on his/her progress, and to obtain the fellowship.
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