Postdoctoral Fellow - Natarajan lab

A Postdoctoral Fellow position available in the Department Diabetes Complications and Metabolism to work on a project examining molecular mechanisms by which growth factors and diabetic conditions lead to accelerated vascular complications like diabetic nephropathy.

Manuscript writing and presentations in meetings will be required. Excellent training and facilities for performing state-of-the-art research are available.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • The candidate should have a PhD in molecular biology with experience in studying mechanisms of gene regulation/transcription and animal models of diabetes.
  • He/she should have experience in standard and specialized laboratory skills including primary cell culture, quantitative real time PCRs, ChIP assays, transcriptional regulation, cloning, promoter reporter assays, siRNAs, protein assays, basic bioinformatics and mouse models of diabetes.
  • Experience in RNA biology and non-coding RNAs, handling mice, renal cell functions and diabetic nephropathy is particularly desirable.

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City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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