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Gene Expression Postdoc!

Medicine, Biochemistry and Pharmacology

Greetings! My Lab has an open postdoc position to study how 2nd messenger signaling molecules generated in chromatin alter histone acetylation and gene expression. 

We recently discovered a new gene regulatory mechanism in human cell lines. This new mechanism revolves around a kinase our lab studies, which generates inositide 2nd messenger signaling molecules. We discovered this kinase is recruited to thousands of transcriptional start sites, regulating gene expression in a kinase-dependent manner and altering histone acetylation and methylation. 

The ideal candidate will need to have an interest in helping others in the lab and have some skills in mammalian cellular biochemistry, gene expression analysis and/or genomics. Experience with or eagerness to learn chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP), transcriptome (RNA-seq), RT-qPCR, qPCR and other gene expression analyses is ideal. 

If you're doubting your fit, I encourage you to apply! I have many other projects in structural biology, genomics and drug design/screening you might be a great fit for... If you don't ask, you don't get!

Thank you!

Ray Blind

Email your CV to and we can talk more.

Ray Blind
: (615) 936-1037
2021-02-02 15:44:39

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