The Department of Molecular and Human Genetics is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for a new grant – the RE-JOIN award. This is a co-op to form the Restoring Joint Health and Function to Reduce Pain Consortium (RE-JOIN). The goal of RE-JOIN will be to define the innervation of the different articular and peri-articular tissues that collectively form the joint (including bone, cartilage, synovium, joint capsule, ligament, tendon, fascia and muscle), by sensory neurons that mediate the sensation of pain.
- Focuses on neural fate mapping with some additional effort toward mouse genetics, tissue preparation, histology, and microscopy.
- MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
- No experience required.
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