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Requisition # 3805

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, May 31st, 2022
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Internal Medicine


Salary:$54,840.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent Time:100%
Position Description:

A Postdoctoral Research Scholar position is available in the Boudreau Lab of Genomic and Molecular Medicine (PI: Dr. Ryan Boudreau) in the Department of Internal Medicine. Research focus on novel genetic / molecular pathways and therapies for cardiac, neurologic, and metabolic disease:

  • Effects of microRNAs / RNA-binding proteins in neurological and cardiac disease

  • Viral and non-viral mediated inhibition of endogenous microRNAs for neuro- and cardio-protection

  • Discovering and characterizing new or understudied disease-related genes and microproteins in heart and/or brain

  • Gene-targeted therapies for heart and brain disease

  • Neuronal control of metabolism

Research in the laboratory includes the use of viral vectors, mouse models, microsurgery, cell culture systems, bioinformatics, genetic engineering and manipulation, and human tissues. Selected candidate is expected to work independently while interacting in a collaborative environment.

Education Requirement:

A Doctoral degree is required.

Required Qualifications:

A strong research background in genetics, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry and an excellent publication record is required.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vita
Name and Contact Information of References
Letters of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Ryan L Boudreau -
Cmed-Internal Medicine
Carver Biomedical Research Building
285 Newton Road
2269-B CBRB
Iowa City, IA 52242

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