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Position Title: Post-Doc Research Scientist

Field(s) of Specialization: Molecular biology, Atherosclerosis, Metabolism, Functional genomics, Chromatin capture, RNA-Seq

Description: The Rodriguez Lab group seeks a post-doctoral research scientist. The successful candidate ideally should have advanced skills in functional genomics and molecular biology in pursuit of the genetic and molecular basis of human heart disease. Experience in genetic discovery (e.g., Chromatin capture, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq etc.) and related functional mouse model systems are a must. He/she will focus on genomics of immune checkpoint inhibition and atherosclerosis and the NIH-sponsored project will involve cutting-edge single cell technology, functional genomics and transcriptomics, gene editing, chromatin capture as well as rodent modeling.

Applicant MUST meet this minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant:

Requires a PhD, MD, or MD PhD or equivalent doctoral training. Experience in functional genomics, molecular biology including cell systems and mouse models of human cardiometabolic disease.

Applicants meeting these qualifications will be considered stronger candidates:

Experience with analysis and bioinformatics of genome wide data (SNP-GWAS, exome/whole genome data RNAseq, ChIPseq); experience with mouse models and in vivo phenotyping of vascular or metabolic traits.

Applicants that meet the above-mentioned requirements, please contact Dr. Annabelle Rodriguez-Oquendo for more information.



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