Postdoc, Duke University School of Medicine

  • Postdoc
  • Immune responses against pulmonary fungal infections
Lab Website: shinoharalab

Duke_Shinohara Durham, NC


The Shinohara lab at Duke University School of Medicine is recruiting a postdoc researcher. Our postdocs have multiple projects, but we are looking for someone who works on immune responses against pulmonary fungal infections. We are particularly interested in the macrophage biology. The project will include bioinformatics of scRNA seq experiments too. We are also interested in C-type lectin receptor signaling.

Qualifications/Preferred Skillsets:

The candidate must have a PhD in either Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, or related field. Experience with molecular and animal works (mouse models) is highly desired.

Featured Publications:

Xu-Vanpala S, Deerhake ME, Wheaton JD, Parker ME, Juvvadi PR, MacIver N, Ciofani M, Shinohara ML. 2020. Functional heterogeneity of alveolar macrophage population based on expression of CXCL2. Sci. Immunol. Aug 7;5(50):eaba7350.
Deerhake ME, Danzaki K, Inoue M, Cardakli ED, Nonaka T, Aggarwal A, Barclay WE, Ji RR, Shinohara ML. 2021. Dectin-1 limits central nervous system autoimmunity through a non-canonical pathway. Immunity. 54:1-15.
Kanayama M, Xu S, Danzaki K, Gibson J, Inoue M, Gregory SG, Shinohara ML. 2017. Skewing the population balance between lymphoid and myeloid cells by secreted and intracellular osteopontin. Nature Immunol. 18:973-984.

Salary: Salary based on the NIH stipend level. We also offer various fringe benefits.
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