Postdoctoral Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7105782 (Ref:12422-en_US)

Posted: July 19, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Zoghbi Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate.

Job Duties

  • Evaluates the transcriptional changes in three genotypes in our lab (WT, Atxn1154Q/+, and Atxn1154QmAXH/+) and works with the collaborating lab who will characterize the NLS mutant line using RNA from four regions that contribute to SCA1 pathogenesis based on human data: cerebellum, hippocampus, striatum, and brainstem49,63,64.

  • Performs nuclear IP-MS (using our monoclonal Atxn1 antibody that we have validated for IP21) using WT, Atxn12QmAXH/2QmAXH and Atxn1-/-  lysates from hippocampus, striatum, cerebellum and brain stem on three biological replicates.

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:#7105782 (Ref:12422-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
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