Postdoctoral Research Associate
August 1 - September 1
|The Chapkin laboratory at Texas A&M University has an opening for a PhD graduate with an interest in one or more of the following areas: obesity, intestinal stem cells, epigenetics, metabolic profiling in preclinical models, gut-microbe crosstalk, membrane biology, immunology and/or computational biology/ bioinformatics. Our lab studies the effects of natural dietary and microbial bioactive molecules on chronic diseases, with particular interest in molecular mechanisms of action. Methods include flow cytometry, cell culture, confocal (FLIM, FRET, TIRF) super resolution microscopy, metabolite analysis, RNA Seq, ChIP Seq, microRNA analysis among others. Pathways of interest include Wnt signaling, lipid rafts/cytoskeletal interaction, AhR, Myc and EGFR/Ras-dependent signaling.
Active projects in the lab include:
The successful candidate will be highly motivated, comfortable with technical challenges and problem solving and able to work collaboratively.
Duties include: Designing and conducting research projects, writing manuscripts, developing new methodologies for the lab
Other job related duties as required.
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