We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to study stem cell biology using Systems Biology approaches in the Department of Neurosurgery, and Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
Our laboratory combines stem cell biology and systems-based approaches involving functional genomics and next-generation sequencing technologies including RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq and functional tests to unravel gene transcription and regulatory mechanisms governing neural differentiation. We are currently pursuing basic and translational research in neural repair and neuroprotection in regenerative medicine. The other area of our research interest lies in the studies of the regulatory networks of hematopoietic precursor cell self-renewal and differentiation.
Qualified candidates should:
• Have strong background and skills in bioinformatics, statistics and next-generation sequencing data analysis; biological experimental background and knowledge are preferred
• Demonstrated proficiency as evidenced by relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals and is interested in acquiring new skills.
The candidate will have the opportunity to pursue highly collaborative projects with significant translational impact, alongside with stem cell researchers and clinicians.
Our lab is located in the beautiful new facility of the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine in the Texas Medical Center. Texas Medical Center is one of largest medical complex in the world and provides access to the more than 40 member institutions, including two medical schools, four schools of nursing and 13 renowned hospitals. Many scientific and educational opportunities are available in the metropolitan area of Houston as well as cultural, entertainment and sports activities.
Please email your application including a CV, a summary of previous research, a statement of interest and career objectives, and contact information of 3-5 referees to:
Dr. Jiaqian Wu, Ph.D.
Department of Neurosurgery
Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Salary is commensurate with experience and will follow university guidelines. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.