University of Massachusetts Medical School

Post Doctoral Associate

US-MA-Worcester
1 year ago
Requisition Number
2016-27547
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Exempt
Union Code
Non Union Position-W63-Residents/Post Docs

Overview

Post-doctoral fellowship positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Robert M. Kotin, University of Massachusetts Medical School, to develop viral and non-viral gene therapy approaches for treaty Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
 
Qualifications include a Ph.D. in a relevant area with experience using molecular biology techniques and cell culture is required. Experience with mouse models helpful.
 
The two year appointment is funded by the International Collaborative Effort, a charitable foundation dedicated for developing treatments for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Responsibilities

The research will be conducted in the laboratory of Dr. Robert M. Kotin that involve proprietary materials and methods providing unique opportunities for an imaginative and motivated post-doctoral fellow to investigate basic issues relating to adeno-associated virus, helper virus functions, and virus - host cell interactions.  In addition, there are opportunities to conduct more applied AAV vector research projects including research in regulating transgene activity and developing tissue-targeting strategies.  Insights derived from these studies may prove useful for generating novel and improving gene therapy outcomes.

Qualifications

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in a relevant area with experience using molecular biology techniques and cell culture is required. Experience with mouse models helpful.
 
The two year appointment is funded by the International Collaborative Effort, a charitable foundation dedicated for developing treatments for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. 

 

Additional Information

Interested candidates should apply to: Robert.Kotin@umassmed.edu

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