A postdoctoral position is available immediately to investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms of the protective immunity against an intracellular protozoan parasite, Toxoplasma gondii. The projects include studies of interactions between tissue-resident cells and T cells in the protective immunity, and vaccine development. Individuals with a Ph.D. and a strong background in immunology and molecular/cellular biology are desirable.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Knowledge: Immunology, Molecular and cellular biology
Skills: Handling mice, immune cell purification by MACS and sorting, cell culture, immunological assays including ELISA, flow cytometry, DNA and RNA purification, real-time PCR, and immunohistochemistry
Ability: Capable of working independently and in a dependable and reliable manner. Excellent capability as a team worker. Maintain the precise records of the experiments in the lab notes. Excellent oral and writing communication capability.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
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