Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Looking for a well-published, highly motivated candidate to join as a postdoc fellow in Sayantan Datta's lab at the Emory Eye Center. Our lab is interested in looking at molecular pathophysiology of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in retinal pigment epithelial cells. Projects involve studying mitochondrial function (mitophagy) and oxidative stress response in retinal stem cells using cell biology and OMICS approach and small-molecule based therapy in mouse models.
An ideal candidate should be scientifically inclined with strong cell biology and data analysis skills. Prior experience in stem cell culture and mouse work is strongly desired. The candidate should also have excellent communications skills and will be expected to write manuscripts and grant proposals. The candidate is expected to be a good team member and should also be able to handle independent projects.
The position will start from Oct 2021 and will remain open until filled. Salary will be according to NIH guidelines.
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