Postdoctoral Fellow/Pharmacology - 2000000181
Postdoctoral Fellow position in vascular pharmacology is available in Dr. Francesca-Fang
Liao laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine. The postdoctoral
fellow will investigate potential crucial roles of miRNA21 as mechanistic link
between peripheral and CNS inflammation using multidisciplinary approaches
including cell culture and both acute (systemic LPS) and chronic mouse models.
With direct guidance of Dr. Francesca-Fang Liao focusing on this NIH-funded
project; specially on miRNA21’s role in modulating glial response (e.g., both
microglial and astrocytic response). The postdoctoral fellow will be
responsible for performing experiments proposed for this project, including
mouse learning and qRT-PCR, memory behaviors, quantitative histology and.
communication skills are required.
will be given to candidates with one year or less postdoctoral experience with prolific
experience in studying molecular and cellular mechanism of neurodegeneration; especially,
background in Alzheimer’s disease, inflammation and dementia.
must have a Ph.D. in Molecular Neuroscience or Neuropharmacology.
Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is
competitive for postdoctoral fellows. The position includes an excellent
benefits package ( http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/benefits.php ). Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in
culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health
Science Center is one of the largest,
most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid
commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title
IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and
employment programs and services.
Campus/Institute - Memphis
Oct 30, 2020, 12:02:51 PM