McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
The Pandit Lab in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow to participate in NIH/NINDS-funded study as part of an ongoing lab effort to uncover the mechanisms that control the formation, maintenance, and repair of the blood-brain barrier, incorporating genetic, biochemical, neuroanatomical, and behavioral approaches and transgenic mouse models.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will take the lead in conducting and coordinating a wide array of experiments and procedures, for example, ischemic stroke mouse model, ChIP-qPCR, isolation of endothelial cells from the brain, brain slice preparations coupled with, embryonic injections and neuropharmacology in the developing and mature brain, immunohistochemistry, Western blot analysis, and behavioral testing.
The Pandit Lab encourages each trainee to explore and develop his/her own research directions. UTHealth Houston offers outstanding collaborative research and learning environment. The PI is committed to mentoring postdoctoral fellows to achieve their professional and career aspirations.
Minimum requirements include (1) Ph.D. in neuroscience or related discipline, (2) working expertise in at least two of the above-mentioned experimental approaches, (3) strong motivation to learning new experimental approaches, (4) ability to function independently and as part of a research team, and (5) commitment toward achieving scientific and career goals. A start date in 2021 is preferred.
Please send a cover letter describing research experience, interests, and aspirations, CV, and contact information of 3 referees to Dr. Peeyush Pandit at Peeyush.firstname.lastname@example.org
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