The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences in the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) consists of investigators engaged in dynamic and collaborative research. A postdoctoral position is available in this department to work on a project focusing on designing innovative strategies to uncover the role of sensory cilia in retinal degenerative diseases. The project will involve CRISPR/Cas9 approach to generate animal models, protein-protein interactions, and gene therapeutic strategies for retinal degenerative diseases using viral and non-viral methods.
A Ph.D. in biomedical sciences with experience in molecular and cell biology. Familiarity with designing and conducting small animal models is highly desirable.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume’ and names of at least 3 references to: Dr. Hemant Khanna: firstname.lastname@example.org
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