Postdoctoral Associate- Alzheimer's Disease
Baylor College of Medicine
Job posting number: #7144820 (Ref:15783-en_US)
Posted: May 12, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Jankowsky lab seeks a Postdoctoral Associate to study the structure and biology of strain conformation in mouse models of amyloidosis. This work includes characterizing the structural profiles, molecular composition, seeding capacity, cellular and cognitive consequences of different amyloid aggregates in APP transgenic mice. Researchers will work as part of a team combining mouse genetic engineering, viral circuit manipulation, neurohistology, and basic biochemistry to understand Alzheimer's pathogenesis and develop potential treatments.
You can learn more about our lab and ongoing projects at our website: https://www.bcm.edu/research/labs-and-centers/faculty-labs/joanna-jankowsky-lab
- Designs and conducts research experiments.
- Selects and determines appropriate research procedures.
- Collects, compiles and analyzes data.
- Conducts literature searches and summarizes information needed for particular studies.
- Documents and interprets results of experiments.
- Prepares experimental results for publication and oral presentation.
- MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
- No experience required.
- Experience with tau/amyloid biology and mouse models for tauopathy and amyloidosis.
- Strong background in molecular biology, including protein biochemistry.
- Strong background in neuroscience, including neuroanatomy and cell biology.
- Highly self-motivated with outstanding experimental skills.
- Able to think independently but also work well in a team.
With your application, please submit a resume/CV, including contact information for 3 references.
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