Postdoc, Tulane University

  • Postdoc
  • Postdoctoral Fellow to study the immunology of the fungal pathogen Pneumocystis in the lab of Jay Kolls at Tulane University.
Lab Website: tulane-ctrii

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Description:

Postdoctoral Fellow to study the immunology of the fungal pathogen Pneumocystis in the lab of Jay Kolls at Tulane University.
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The Center for Translational Research in Infection and Inflammation (CTRII) located within Deming Department of Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine is seeking a hard-working and highly inquisitive postdoctoral researcher to join our team. The successful candidate will participate in laboratory research activities studying regulation of mucosal immunity by IL-21R within the lab of Dr. Kolls. Projects include characterization of IL21R conditional KO mice and using single cell RNAseq to probe lung immunity.


Responsibilities:

Candidates will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing experimental protocols, data analysis and interpretation, and working with mouse models of disease. As a postdoctoral research in the CTRII, candidates will develop several skills in immunobiology techniques and gain experience in writing and presentation of scientific research. Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities/competencies desired include:
• Basic knowledge of immunology
• Rodent handling experience
• Maintenance of tissue/cell cultures for in vitro studies
• Protein, DNA, and RNA isolation from human and animal samples
• Real time RT-PCR, PCR, ELISA, ELISpot, Immunoblot, and molecular cloning
• Flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence techniques
• Experience writing protocols for animal studies (IACUC)


Qualifications/Preferred Skillsets:

Successful applicants will have a PhD or MD/PhD in Immunology, Biology, or related field.


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