The purpose of this position is to conduct research in the lab of Dr. Jacoby. The Postdoc will work on a project characterizing abnormalities in the nerves controlling the airways in asthma. This position will require knowledge of cell biology and animal models of disease. Responsibilities include:
Participate in lab research
Design and perform experiments on intergenerational transmission of asthma
Expose lab animals to antigens, viruses, and other asthma relevant treatment
Measure airway physiology
Process lung tissues for histological analysis
Perform quantitative histology and analyze results
Perform and analyze relevant DNA methylation studies
Use quantitative RT-PCR to measure gene expression and validate the effects of DNA methylation.
Prepare results for publication and presentation
Attend and present technical status reports at meetings
Other duties as assigned
PhD in Immunology, Physiology, Pharmacology, or Neuroscience
Experience with animal models of disease
Standary cell and molecular biology techniques (e.g., cell culture, RT-PCR) immunohistology, microscopy and imaging.
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