Postdoctoral Fellow

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

ID: 7058284
Posted: July 2, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A NIH funded postdoc position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Chen Chen at Michigan State University. The Chen lab studies the molecular mechanisms underlying germ cell biology using molecular, biochemical, genomics and proteomic approaches as well as CRISPR/Cas9 knockout mouse models. The lab is broadly interested in genes and pathways influencing germ cell genome defense, germline stem cell self-renewal, differentiation, and fertility. Current projects focus on small non-coding RNA pathways in germline genome regulation and signal transduction in germ cells. Recent publications: Ding D et al. Nature Communications 2017; Ding D et al. Nature Communications 2018; Ding D et al. Nucleic Acids Research 2018; Melnick A et al. Biology of Reproduction 2019).

The successful candidate should hold a recent Ph.D. in biological sciences with a research background in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, reproductive biology, or mouse genetics. Preference will be given to applicants with strong research experience in one or more areas in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, RNA biology, piRNAs and miRNAs, vesicle trafficking, membrane protein, or knockout mouse models.

Please send complete CV and names and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Chen Chen
Associate Professor
Dept. of Animal Science
Dept. of OB/GYN and Reproductive Biology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824


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