Postdoctoral position in the Enns/Zhang Labs in the Department of Cell, Developmental, and Cancer Biology at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR USA. Our labs focus on identifying the molecular mechanisms by which the body senses iron and the pathways involved in maintaining iron homeostasis. Diseases that disrupt these homeostatic mechanisms include, but are not limited to, hereditary hemochromatosis, infectious diseases, heart failure, cancer and hematopoietic disorders. We combine state-of-the-art approaches involving mouse models, gene therapy, mass spectrometry, advanced light microscopy and bioinformatics in a collaborative environment.
Plan and perform experiments related to the research goals of the lab
Write preliminary drafts of manuscripts
Attend and present at lab meetings and at local/national/international meetings
Salary for this position aligns with the NIH Scale .
Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D., in related field of study
Expertise in molecular biology, cell biology, and/or protein chemistry
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:
Caroline Enns, PhD or An-Sheng Zhang, MD
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