Applications are open for Post-Doc Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati in the United States of America. The Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine, is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct research on gene and cell therapy of lysosomal storage diseases, e.g., cystinosis, MPS VII (Type VII mucopolysaccharidosis).
This Post-Doc Fellowship position at the University of Cincinnati will design and carry out experiments to determine the outcomes of the CRISPR editing of cystinotic and Gusb (MPSVII) mice utilizing gene cloning, PCR, confocal microscopy, imaging analysis, cell culture, viral packaging, purification, CRISPR gene editing and small animal surgery. They will collaborate with a research assistant(s) who provide technical support in tissue culture, PCR genotyping, electroporation, AAV virus preparation, mouse surgery, etc.
They will also mentor junior graduate students, medical students and undergraduate students of Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) programs, as well as be responsible for lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies, as needed. The Postdoctoral Fellow is expected to write manuscripts of their experimental data for publication and is encouraged to submit fellowship grant applications to extramural funding agencies.
The University of Cincinnati (UC or Cincinnati) is a public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Founded in 1819 as Cincinnati College, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Cincinnati and has an annual enrollment of over 44,000 students, making it the second-largest university in Ohio. It is part of the University System of Ohio, with four major campuses. Cincinnati’s main campus and medical campus are located in Clifton Heights, while its branch campuses are in Blue Ash and Clermont.
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|Organizer||The University of Cincinnati|