Job ID 20550
Full/Part Time Full-Time
A postdoctoral research scholar position is available immediately in the Department of Neurology. A major interest of the laboratory is studying the mechanisms of inflammation and neurodegeneration in vitro and in vivo, in particular the regulation of pro inflammatory mediators in the central nervous system. Focus is on the role of glia maturation factor in the regulation of inflammation and inflammatory signaling pathways in Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD degree in Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Molecular biology, or a related field desired. Candidates must have extensive experience in primary cultures of neuronal cell, mouse model of AD and/or PD, mouse behavior studies, siRNA transfections, RNA isolation and real-time PCR, Western blot, immunohistochemistry and managing mouse colony.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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