Postdoctoral Research Fellowship studying patient-derived neurons and glia
- Tufts University School of Medicine
- Location: boston, MA
- Job Number: 7069842
- Posting Date: Sep 16, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionWe are seeking highly motivated postdoctoral research fellows to join the lab of Dr. Giuseppina Tesco in the Department of Neuroscience at Tufts University. NIH funded post-doctoral positions are immediately available to study cell-type specific Alzheimer’s disease genetic variants using a novel bioengineered model of iPSC-derived neuronal tissue.
Requirements: Primary responsibilities include iPSC cultures and their differentiation in neurons, microglia and astrocytes. Applicants with additional skills including cellular and molecular biology techniques, genome-editing, confocal microscopy, MEA recordings will be preferred.
Applicants must also be fluent in spoken and written English.
The ideal candidate will also demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, creative thinking and the ability to independently generate precise, reliable data and interpret them. Candidate should have a record of research that can be applied to the fields of interest, with a strong publication record