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Postdoctoral Associate
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jun. 18, 2018
Title Postdoctoral Associate
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Department Microbiology and Immunology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
  • Post-Doc
  • Microbiology & Virology
    Immunology & Infectious Diseases

Position Summary
We are interested in candidates with graduate or post-graduate level expertise in research on host-pathogen interactions. Our projects focus on understanding the interaction between Streptococcus pneumoniae and neutrophils in aged hosts. The overall goal is to uncover host and bacterial factors that drive susceptibility to infection with an ultimate goal of elucidating preventative approaches. This project will utilize aged animal models of pneumonia and in vitro assays to model neutrophil/bacterial interaction.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree or equivalent degree from a foreign university in Microbiology and Immunology
  • Experience in the area of host/pathogen interaction
  • Experience in cell biology techniques and procedures
  • Experience in imaging (microscopy)
  • Experience working with research animals (specifically, mice)
  • Ability to publish and present research data.

Contact Information

Contact’s Name Dr. Elsa Bou Ghanem
Contact’s Title Assistant Professor
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone 716-829-2422

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