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2 Postdoctoral Positions in the Jumping Frog Lab in University of Rochester, NY, USA
Lab Robert Lab Closing Date 2023-12-29
Employer Name Robert Lab, University of Rochester, Medical Center Posting Date 2023-08-29
Employer URL Salary 53,000 to 59,000
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Location USA,  NY,  Rochester    
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Job Description

Postdoctoral Position in the Jumping Frog Lab in University of Rochester, NY, USA Two postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Jacques Robert in the department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester NY (, to join a cohesive, dynamic and interactive research team studying the evolution, development and function of nonclassical MHC and innate T cells in tolerigenic immune responses against pathogens such as viruses and mycobacteria using the amphibian Xenopus as experimental organism. The project involves genomics, transcriptomics, recombinant protein design and expression, and reverse genetic approaches (CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing and RNA interference by transgenesis) as well as intravital imaging. The candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in the supervision of students and in the management of the Xenopus laevis Research Resource in Immunobiology ( Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in the fields of molecular biology, immunology, or microbiology. Preference will be given to highly motivated, innovative, and interactive applicants with strong background in molecular biology, who published a first-author paper as a result of their graduate work. Interested candidates may send their CV, list of publications and three references to Jacques Robert ( Position will remain open until filled. The University of Rochester is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all feel included, equally valued and supported. The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of Dual Career Couples/EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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