Location: Iowa City, Iowa
A postdoctoral researcher position is available immediately to study virus interactions with host factors in Dr. Li Wu's lab in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa. The position is for work on one of current projects: (1) Mechanisms of HIV-1 RNA modification of N6-methyladenosine in regulating viral replication and latency, or (2) SAMHD1-mediated regulation of HIV-1 innate immunity and viral gene expression.
The Wu lab is located in an interdisciplinary and highly interactive department offering state-of-the-art equipment and core facilities. Please refer to our recent publications at the Wu Lab website: https://wu.lab.uiowa.edu/publications
- Chen, et al. PLoS Pathog. 2021, PMID: 33690734
- Tirumuru and Wu. J Biol Chem. 2019, PMID: 30617182
- Lu et al, J. Virol. 2019, PMID: 30651369
- Lu et al, J Biol Chem. 2018, PMID: 29976753
- Chen, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2018, PMID: 29610295
- Antonucci, et al. Nat Med. 2016, PMID: 27711056
- Tirumuru, et al. eLife. 2016, PMID: 27371828
The successful candidate will join an existing team of postdoctoral researchers and graduate students and will have the opportunity to be appointed to NIH-funded T32 training grants and to develop independent research projects. Individuals who intend to follow a career in academic science are especially encouraged to apply. Previous postdocs trained in the lab have become independent faculty members at research universities or leading scientists in the biotech industry.