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The Bhattaram lab at Emory University, Department of Orthopaedics has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow interested in studying musculoskeletal diseases. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and collaborative postdoc to study transcriptional regulation of inflammatory processes in arthritic diseases. We use routinely use unique mouse models and patient-derived primary cells in our research with a goal for advancing the understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying tissue inflammation. Ideal candidate will employ ChIP and RNA-sequencing techniques, in addition routine histological phenotyping of the musculoskeletal tissues in various mouse models of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry or a related field. Prior research experience in musculoskeletal biology and/or inflammation is desired but not absolutely essential. Experience with ChIP-seq and RNA-seq technologies and data analysis would be a plus, but not required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
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