Job ID#: 17022790
Job Function: Research
Postdoctoral positions are available immediately within the Digestive Disease Research Center (DDRC) located within located within Baylor-Scott & White Healthcare, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System and the Texas A&M Health Science Center in Temple, Texas to work in the areas of hepatobiliary stem cell genetics and exosomes/microvesicles related signaling mechanisms. The lab currently studies signaling network and crosstalk in human mesenchymal and liver stem cell derived exosomes/microvesicles during hepatobiliary injury and stem cell maintenance. One project focuses on the role of hepatic stem/progenitor phenotypes as well as the therapeutic potentials of stem cell derived exosomes/microvesicles in hepatobiliary injury, neuroendocrine response and stem cell biology. In another project, the fellow will study the genetic and non-coding RNA network in cholestatic liver injury. We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated and career-oriented. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree obtained within the past 3 years with US citizenship or permanent residency. Qualified candidates should have strong background in one or more of the following areas: molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, stem cell genetics. Previous experience in generating and analyzing exosomes and/or microvesicles is desirable. Recent Ph.D. graduates with good English writing skill and strong publication record are encouraged to apply.
- Location/Facility – Baylor Research Institute- VA – Temple, TX
- Specialty/Department/Practice – Research
- Shift/Schedule – Part Time – Day Shift