Postdoctoral Fellow – Systemic Autoimmunity
Department of Medicine/Rheumatology,
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Design and carry out experiments to explore one or more of the following topics: molecular mechanisms by which TLR9 negatively regulates T cell activation in murine models of systemic autoimmunity; regulation and gene expression profiles of skin-associated immune cells from cutaneous lupus patients and murine model of cutaneous lupus (Mande P, et al., 2018, JCI) by both high resolution flow cytometry and single cell RNA seq; immune defects of mice that express a gain-of-function (SAVI) mutation. These projects include collaborations with Drs. John Harris and Kate Fitzgerald.
Expectations also include preparation of oral presentations for program/department research in progress meetings, submission of abstracts for poster and oral presentations at national/international meetings and oversight of technician and/or student working on related projects.
The position includes opportunities for project and career development, interaction with a diverse, talented and collegial immunology community at UMMS.
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