Postdoc Positions in Molecular Mechanisms of Parkinson’s disease
- University of Connecticut School of Medicine
- Location: Farmington, CT
- Job Number: 7104251
- Posting Date: Jun 29, 2022
Job DescriptionTwo postdoc positions are available immediately in the Laboratory of Dr. Yulan Xiong at the Department of Neuroscience, University of Connecticut School of Medicine (UConn Health). The research positions will be working on the molecular pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease projects. Our lab uses various model systems including yeast, Drosophila, mice, primary and human neuronal cultures. The general approach in our lab is to use a powerful combination of genetics, molecular biology, viral approaches and behavioral analysis to decipher the molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative diseases in humans. Our research is currently supported by NIH R01, private foundations and UConn Health. Our lab recent researches have been published at Science Signaling, Cell Reports, PNAS etc.
More information is available at: https://health.uconn.edu/xiong-lab/
* In vitro molecular and cellular study of gene function in Parkinson's disease: dissect protein function and cellular pathways
* In vivo Parkinson disease modeling: develop fly, mouse and human dopamine neuronal models
Postdoctoral fellows receive competitive salaries and benefits according to NIH standard.
Interested applicants please submit an application to Dr. Xiong at [email protected] along with a cover letter, CV and contact information for three professional references.
UConn health campus is located within driving distance from major metropolitan areas, including Boston (2 hours), New York City (2 hours) etc.