The Monahan laboratory in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Nelson Labs Bldg, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ at Rutgers University is seeking a postdoctoral research associate. The laboratory studies gene regulation within in vivo neuronal systems, with a focus on how stochastic and epigenetic gene regulatory mechanisms govern the development of the mouse olfactory system. Our approach relies upon molecular, biochemical, and genomic techniques to investigate gene regulatory mechanisms across multiple scales, from transcription factor binding to chromatin state to nuclear architecture. We combine these techniques with genetic labeling and manipulation of specific populations of primary cells, allowing us to test mechanistic models in vivo. Please refer to the Monahan Lab web page for more information about current research areas of interest.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field of biology (e.g., genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, neuroscience or other) and 3 years of relevant research experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Applicants must have good communication and interpersonal skills, and should be able to effectively communicate science to a variety of audiences. The research projects available span a wide range of topics, but preference will be given to applicants with experience in mouse genetics, transcriptional regulation, or bioinformatics.
Posting Number: 20FA0049
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 109286
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