Postdoctoral Fellowship Position at BRAINS Research Group at UTHSC, McGovern Medical School, Department of Neurology, Houston, TX.
- University of Texas Health Science Health Science Center
- Location: Houston, TX
- Job Number: 7067267
- Posting Date: Jun 26, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionAn exciting postdoctoral position is available immediately to study how the gut microbiome affects inflammation in aging and post-stroke recovery in The BRAINS Research Group at the McGovern Medical School part of the University of Texas Houston. The candidate will benefit from a multi-disciplinary training experience in a highly collaborative environment. The BRAINS’ Research Group is a dedicated network of NIH & AHA funded scientists conducting basic, translational, and clinical studies to understand how sex differences, aging, and inflammation affect post- troke recovery identifying targets for possible treatments. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain in vivo experience in stroke models using techniques, such as ELISA/multiplex, flow cytometry, Quantitative RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, behavioral testing, among
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in molecular/cell biology, microbiology, immunology, gastroenterology, or a related discipline with strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. Previous experience with in vitro and in vivo models, and a strong background in immunology, microbiology, bioinformatics, and RNAseq analysis if highly desirable. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the NIH and the UTHealth guidelines.
To apply for this position, send your CV with names/contact info of 3 references to Diego Morales-Scheihing Ph.D., MBA. Sr. Program Manager (Diego.Morales@uth.tmc.edu).