The Division of Molecular Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics is searching for an Associate Research Scientist to be immediately available to participate in the conduct of studies on the molecular genetics of rare neurogenetic conditions including characterizing the mutation spectrum, studying genotype/phenotype associations, understanding molecular mechanism of disease, and developing new treatments for disease including genetic therapies. Applicants should have experience in analysis of next generation sequence data, cell culture, making and differentiating iPSCs, characterizing mouse models of neurogenetic conditions, and using gene editing methods.
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