Seeking a postdoctoral fellow to define the transcriptional and functional properties of lung resident memory B cells in the context of COVID or influenza in mice and humans. In this project, a qualified candidate will characterize lung-resident memory B cells in mice and humans using flow cytometry and single cell methods. Experience with pulmonary infections (SARS-CoV-2 and influenza), flow cytometry and mouse models is preferred.Responsibilities:
Infect mice, process tissues for flow cytometry and single cell analysis, process cells from human bronchoalveolar lavage
Allie et al. The establishment of resident memory B cells in the lung requires local antigen encounter. Nat Immunol. 2019 20:97-108.
Salary: NIH postdoctoral scale