Postdoc, Yale University School of Medicine

  • Postdoc
  • Postdoctoral Associate position in the department of Pharmacology at the Yale School of Medicine.
  • Applications have closed

New Haven, CT


Description:

Two postdoctoral associate positions are now available for enthusiastic individuals who are interested in studying protein tyrosine phosphatases and chemokine-GPCR’s. The projects involve 1) investigating the mechanisms of MAP kinase phosphatases as novel therapeutic targets for the treatment of human diseases such as metabolic disease, heart disease and cancer and 2) using mouse genetics to generate and characterize humanized chemokine and GPCR models of cancer. These projects will utilize chemical biology, structural biology, biochemical and mouse genetic techniques to define the molecular basis of MAP kinase phosphatase and chemokine-GPCR signaling. There are opportunities to study small molecules and other biological and cell-based therapeutics under development.


Responsibilities:

The two individuals will be responsible for developing and maintaining an independent research project and will require expertise in either structural and chemical biology or biochemical and mouse genetic skills. The position will necessitate a high level of collaborative interactions with other research teams at Yale University in a multi-disciplinary environment. Support for academic enrichment and career development will be core to the postdoctoral research positions.


Qualifications/Preferred Skillsets:

Ph.D. with experience in mouse genetics, molecular biology, signaling, and biochemistry
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Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. with experience in mouse genetics, molecular biology, signaling, and biochemistry. Interested candidates that have a broad interest in intracellular signal transduction should send their CV and names of three references to:
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Professors Anton M. Bennett, Ph.D.
and Elias Lolis, Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology
333 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT 06520-8066
anton.bennett@yale.edu
elias.lolis@yale.edu


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