Postdoctoral Associate - Molecular & Human Genetics - Zoghbi Lab (90002289)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7096916 (Ref:10988-en_US)

Posted: April 4, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Postdoctoral Associate will work on genetic screens to find new modulators of tau levels in hope of finding new therapies for Alzheimer disease and will also follow-up on potential druggable targets that we recently identified.

Job Duties

  • Screens the DNA-encoded libraries for binders to the targets.
  • Performs protein purifications and in vitro assays to confirm that the new candidate drugs inhibit the target of interest.
  • Follows up with in vivo studies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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



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:#7096916 (Ref:10988-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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