Date Posted: May 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Primary responsibility will be to conduct research into the molecular pathogenesis of CNS disease in HIV infection, using a simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) infected rhesus macaque model. Recently funded projects include studies on the (1) Role of chronic microglial activation and neuroinflammation in HIV/SIV infection and (2) Role of cFMS signaling in sustained inflammation and viral load in HIV/SIV infection. The position requires experience and training in performing various molecular biological techniques but not limited to total DNA/RNA isolation, real-time PCR, cloning, gel-electrophoresis, immunoprecipitation/western blotting, luciferase reporter assays, multi-color flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, RNA/DNAscope, combined in situ hybridization/immunofluorescence, data analysis and interpretation.
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