The Department of Pathology & Anatomical Sciences is excited to announce opening for two Post-doctoral Fellows. The lab's focus is in understanding molecular mechanism that may contribute to adult neurodegenerative disorders. We apply a variety of models including traumatic brain injury [TBI] and stroke; transgenic mouse models, and primary cell cultures, to understand pathogenesis of the disease and to decipher mechanisms. Candidates will have opportunity to work on individual study that will be related to TBI and dementia pathology, extending our recent studies. The postdoctoral researchers will also have the opportunity to collaborate on other ongoing projects. We are looking for self-motivated individual with strong creative and critical thinking; detail oriented and goal driven researcher who is an exceptional team player.
* Recent Ph.D. in neurosciences, molecular or cell biology.
*Expertise in quantitative proteomics to identify and characterize biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases is preferred, OR
*Expertise with behavioral assessment is preferred.
*Experience with immunoassay and immunostaining is preferred.
*A strong record of high-impact peer-reviewed publications is highly desirable.
*Very good written and oral communication skills.
Application, CV, and cover letter including a list of three references with contact information.
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