Postdoc - Metabolic syndrome (Cavefish)
- Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
- Location: Oklahoma City, OK
- Job Number: 7197063 (Ref #: 4824607)
- Posting Date: Nov 30, 2023
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
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The Krishnan Lab is seeking a highly motivated and independent individual for a full-time postdoc in the Genes & Human Disease Research Program at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.
The Krishnan Lab studies the metabolism of the evolutionary mutant model organism – blind cavefish – to better understand human metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity. We use modern genomic methods like ATAC-seq, Hi-C, RNA-seq, metabolomics etc. to decipher the gene regulatory networks in these fishes.
Candidates are required to have Ph.D. in Biology or a related field and have experience in molecular biology and biochemistry. The individual is also expected to have excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues.
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OMRF’s excellence can only be fully realized by individuals who share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values. OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.