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Job ID: 107520

Postdoctoral Associate
University at Buffalo

Date Posted Jun. 6, 2018
Title Postdoctoral Associate
University University at Buffalo
Department Microbiology and Immunology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
  • Post-Doc
  • Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology
    Microbiology & Virology
    Biochemistry & Cellular Biology

Position Summary
Successful candidate will design and perform biochemical experiments and bioinformatic analysis towards understanding a novel type of RNA editing in the protozoan parasite, Trypanosoma brucei. Techniques include cell culture and generation of transgenic lines, co-immunoprecipitation, RNA immunoprecipitation, qRT-PCR, in vitro protein-RNA interactions, analysis of high throughput sequences using R. Candidate will meet with PI on a weekly basis (or more frequently if needed) to discuss data and future plans. Candidate will present data at lab meetings and in both poster and oral formats at local and national meetings, and will write and submit manuscripts. Candidate is also expected to participate in training laboratory personnel.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in biochemistry, microbiology, or equivalent. Must be proficient in basic biochemical and molecular biological techniques. Must be able to work independently and in a group, troubleshoot and develop experimental procedures, and think creatively with regard to data interpretation.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with R coding and utilization preferred.

Contact’s Name Laurie Read, Phd
Contact’s Title Professor
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone 716-829-3307

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