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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, MED School of Medicine, Anatomy & Neurobiology (23599931340106)

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Feb 14, 2023

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Genetics, Biology
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Employment Type
Full time
POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, MED School of Medicine, Anatomy & Neurobiology

Tracking Code 23599931340106 Job Description

The Zeldich laboratory ( ) in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine is looking for an energetic and highly motivated molecular and cellular biologist or stem cell biologist to join our team. Research in the laboratory aims to understand the molecular and epigenetic mechanisms mediating brain cell abnormalities in Down Syndrome (DS) and the development of Alzheimer's pathology in individuals with DS. We use human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), 2D and 3D in vitro models, CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing, single-cell transcriptomics, multiome profiling, and pharmacological and biochemical approaches.

The candidate will join a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative research team that includes computational geneticists, neuroscientists, and electrophysiologists in the department as well as within the BU School of Medicine.
Required Skills
Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Pharmacology, or related disciplines is required. Those with a strong background in molecular neuroscience and stem cell biology are encouraged to apply.

Experience with some of the following is expected:
  • Cell culture and iPS cells
  • Molecular biology, CRISPR/Cas9 or Cas13 genome editing
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Confocal microscopy

Please send a resume and cover letter to .

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ). For further information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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