The Yang laboratory (yanglaboratory.ca) in the Departments of Medical Genetics and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the University of Calgary, Canada, is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral scholar to lead projects focusing on stem cell biology. The projects will involve utilizing patient-induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived cells and mouse disease models to develop novel precision medicine approaches for patients with rare neurological disorders.
The successful candidate must have:
- PhD or an equivalent degree in neuroscience, molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology or a related discipline.
- Prior research experience in stem cell biology and iPSCs. Knowledge and experience in mammalian cell culture, mouse genetics, confocal microscopy, and drug development would be highly desirable.
- Must be self‐motivated, with a keen interest in working on multidisciplinary, translational projects.
- A strong research background with first-author publications in related fields.
- Proficiency in English.
- Excellent communication, written and interpersonal skills.
The position is available immediately, but the starting date is negotiable. Please send a single PDF file containing a cover letter and CV to "[email protected]
" with the subject line "Postdoc Position"
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