Department: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 50000516
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the lab of Dr. Bhavanaben Chhunchha in the department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center, to work on a current research project involving Regulation and regulatory role(s) of multifunctional protective Peroxiredoxin 6 in age-related blinding diseases with special focus on eye cornea-related disorders-wound healing, lens-cataract and glaucoma. Successful candidate will use gene-targeting technology, microarray and ChIP assay analysis to address important questions in regulation of cell survival facing various environmental stresses. Projects include analysis of gene regulation and identification of factors that regulate cell survival. Candidate must have Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have a background in molecular and cellular biology. Additional experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: protein chemistry/ protein-protein interaction(s), cell culture and gene transcription. Applicants are being accepted online at: http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/61678. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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