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Postdoctoral Fellow/Genetics, Genomics & Informatics - 18000001DG : Memphis , TN, United States

  Postdoctoral Fellow/Genetics, Genomics & Informatics – 18000001DG

  Description

  Dr. Athena Starlard-Davenport, Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics, is looking for an exceptional Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct studies on the epigenetics of globin gene regulation in sickle cell disease. We use cell culture, human blood specimens, biochemical assays, and genomic profiling to identify targeted therapies for fetal hemoglobin induction. This fellow must think independently to design and plan experiments, problem solve, and be technically skilled in typical molecular techniques, with essential expertise in quantitative real-time PCR, murine models, cell culture, and flow cytometry/FACS analysis. Knowledge of specific techniques/equipment needed: Cytospin, Giemsa staining, Nucleofector, expression vectors (DNA and lentiviral), Flow cytometry, aseptic technique for cell culture of primary erythroid cell culture and cell lines, Western, qPCR, PCR, immunohistochemistry, Townes sickle rodent pre-clinical model. Knowledge of globin gene regulation, erythropoiesis, and informatics are a plus. This fellow is expected to apply for grants (K, K99, and F32 other postdoctoral grants) with the mentoring support of Dr. Starlard-Davenport. Exceptional oral and written skills are required. Fellows must complete first and co-author manuscripts and present findings at local and national meetings. We are looking for an accomplished, organized, efficient, trustworthy, and dynamic personality to work with the Starlard-Davenport lab (https://academic.uthsc.edu/faculty/facepage.php?netID=astarlar&personnel_id=339659) at University of Tennessee Health Science Center (https://uthsc.edu/) in the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics (https://www.uthsc.edu/genetics/). Postdoctoral fellows will be part of the University of Tennessee Postdoctoral Association (http://www.uthsc.edu/PhDA) with the support of the UTHSC postdoctoral office (http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/).

  Qualifications

  Ph.D. must have been completed later than 2014. Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, or similar with >5 years of experience is required. Multiple lead publications in top scientific journals and presentations at national conferences are required. Please contact astarlar@uthsc.edu with CV and contact information for three references if interested.

  Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoral research 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.

  Job Postdoctoral Fellows

  Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis

  Organization Genetics, Genomics & Informatics

  Campus/Institute – Memphis

  Schedule – Full-time…