Postdoctoral Candidate, Department of Microbiology and Immunology - Georgetown University School of
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Postdoctoral Candidate, Department of Microbiology and Immunology - Georgetown University School of Medicine
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The Postdoctoral Candidate for a postdoctoral fellowship will study the mechanisms of HIV-driven immune activation and inflammation/coagulation in patients with HIV infection. Projects will involve using a murine animal model of infection with a strong translational component. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Handling and injection of mice, purification of white blood cells from human blood, primary cell culture.
- Performance of in vitro mouse and human T cell function assays.
- Performance of general molecular biology techniques.
- Performs specialized techniques such as confocal microscopy.
- Ph.D. and/or M.D. in the Biological Sciences or related field
- Strong immunology background as well as significant experience in molecular/cellular immunology and animal models
- Strong foundation in cellular immunology and prior experience working with mouse models of viral infection.
- High familiarity in performing cell populations characterization of mice and human cells by flow cytometry and high-throughput screening tools
- Willingness to work under Biohazard Level 2 Safety conditions with HIV-1.
- Willingness to learn and implement new technologies
Applicants should upload curriculum vitae and a letter that includes a summary of current and future research interests, expected availability date, a description of past research experience and accomplishments, and 3 references.
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