Postdoctoral Scientist

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Amar Annamalai
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Postdoctoral Scientist

Postdoctoral Scientist : San Antonio, TX, United States
We are searching for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scientist with strong ambition and commitment to a productive environment in a high achieving academic environment. Our laboratory is pioneering neural stem cell isolation, perpetuation and differentiation into specific neural lineages for basic biology, drug discovery and stem cell-based therapy for neurological disorders. We have discovered technologies for neural stem cell derivation and differentiation into dopaminergic neurons with application in Parkinson’s disease. We also work with rodent and non-human primate models of Parkinson’s disease, stroke and traumatic brain injury. The Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC), located at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, is one of the top centers in the world in primate research and we have collaborative programs with the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio and the University of Texas at San Antonio, enabling students and postdocs to participate in journal clubs, seminars and internal funding opportunities. We also have industry partnerships to develop neural stem cell products for treating neurological disorders. Thus, the successful candidate will have unique exposure to various aspects of stem cell biology and translational research and gain highly desirable experience. The postdoc scientist will report to Dr. Marcel Daadi.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in neurosciences, molecular neurobiology or developmental neurobiology to investigate 1) Electrophysiology, optogenetics and cell imaging OR 2) Reprogramming, induced-Pluripotent Stem Cells, genome-editing, disease modeling, engineering the expression of disease causing mutations, epigenetic and transcriptional regulation of gene expression, functional analysis and implementing next generation sequencing.
Please include a CV with a letter outlining research experience and career goals with your application.

Apply online at Application packets are accepted electronically or in hard copy. A completed application packet is a requirement for all positions. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. EOE

Job details

Texas Biomedical Research Institute
  • 7620 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX, United States
7 days ago
June 05, 2015
Job type
Postgraduate - Doctorate/PhD
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