A Postdoctoral and a Senior Research Technician positions are available to investigate cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology of neurological diseases and disorders such as stroke, Huntington’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, and identify novel therapeutic targets for these devastating diseases with a focus on the role of epigenetic regulation and microRNAs, and on protein regulation and degradation such as ubiquitination and autophagy.
The Hwang lab is in the Department of Pharmacology at Creighton University’s School of Medicine, Omaha, NE. This is a brand-new laboratory supported by start-up funds as well as extramural research grants. The lab space is newly renovated and consists of culture work, molecular work and animal work spaces. The Department also has the facilities and fully support all research activities in the laboratory. The facilities provide resources to utilize a variety of approaches including confocal biomedical imaging, flow cytometry, molecular biology, bioinformatics, vivarium, behavioral studies and animal surgery.
The candidate should be highly self-motivated and be able to lead a research project. The candidate is expected to participate in writing manuscripts and scientific reports. The candidate should be able to design, execute and troubleshoot experiments and to analyze and interpret results independently.
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