Research area: Regulation of phosphorylase and glycogen breakdown in skeletal muscle
A post-doctoral position is available immediately for a curious, competent, motivated, responsible and independent individual with a PhD in physiology/exercise physiology, biochemistry or molecular biology (or related area). Salary is competitive and up to 3 years of support is currently available from a grant from the Israel Science Foundation. Experiments are performed on isolated intact muscles from mice that have been genetically manipulated. A variety of techniques in the field of biochemistry and physiology (including electrical stimulation of isolated muscles) are used and excellent laboratory facilities are available. Preference will be given to an individual with an appropriate background. The candidate should be able to express him/herself well in English (spoken and written) and should provide a CV and contact information of 3 references. The research supervisor (A. Katz) is a new faculty member at Ariel University, who was previously on faculty at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden for more than 20 years (Dept of Physiology and Pharmacology).
Representative articles on research subject: Am J Physiol: Cell Physiol 282:C1306-C1312, 2002 J Physiol: 553:523-531, 2003 Pflugers Arch – Eur J Physiol 466:577-585, 2014 Mamm Genome 25:464-472, 2014
For additional details contact: Abram Katz, PhD Professor Department of Physical Therapy School of Health Sciences Ariel University Ariel 40700 Israel Tel-972-3-9758996 [email protected]