Postdoctoral Associate-Stem Cell Biology - Center for Stem Cell & Regeneration (90004276)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087991 (Ref:9181-en_US)

Posted: October 27, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

A postdoctoral position in stem cell biology is available in the lab of Dr. Bruno Di Stefano (distefano-lab.com) at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.The successful candidate will work on molecular mechanisms underlying cell fate specification. The studies include stem cell culture, genome editing, RNA condensates, transgenic animals, single-cell multi-omics, and CRISPR screens. The position offers high-impact publication opportunities, attendance in international conferences, and excellent career development opportunities. 

 

We are seeking enthusiastic scientists interested in exploring a range of emergent questions in stem cell biology, RNA biology, and cancer. Ph.D. degree, adequate writing and presentation skills, and a track record of peer-reviewed publications are required. Experience in stem cell biology, molecular and cell biology techniques, mouse models, RNA biology, and genomics are desirable.

 

Recent relevant publications from the principal investigator include:

 

• The RNA helicase DDX6 controls cellular plasticity by modulating P-body homeostasis. Cell Stem Cell 2019.
• Nudt21 Controls Cell Fate by Connecting Alternative Polyadenylation to Chromatin Signaling. Cell 2018.
• Reduced MEK inhibition confers a growth advantage and preserves genomic stability in naïve human ES cells. Nat Methods 2018.
• Single cell RNA-seq identifies the origins of heterogeneity in efficient cell transdifferentiation and reprogramming. Elife 2019.

 

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals. 
  • Responsible for laboratory operations.
  • Supervises research staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • Experience Required: None Required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD or MD in the biological sciences.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • A strong track record of reporting previous work via publication and presentation.
  • Adequate writing and presentation skills, and a track record of peer-reviewed publications are required.
  • Experience in stem cell biology, molecular and cell biology techniques, mouse models, RNA biology, and genomics are desirable.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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Job posting number:#7087991 (Ref:9181-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
Houston,Texas
United States
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