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Department of Genetics, Mito-Lab
University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama
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Date Posted August 11, 2020
Postdoctoral-Health Sciences
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

C23015 - Department of Genetics, Mito-Lab

Mentor: Kasturi Mitra, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Kaul 740B, 705 South 20th Street, Birmingham, AL 35294-0024, (205) 996-4178, kasturi@uab.edu 

A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Mito-Lab, Department of Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA. The candidate will examine: a) if and how mitochondrial structural changes (due to fission and fusion events) impact mitochondrial functions, specifically energy production, in real time; b) the role of mitochondrial fission and fusion molecules in carcinogenesis. The project will majorly involve advanced high resolution live cell confocal microscopy. The postdoctoral position is offered for 2 to 5 years depending on the productivity of the candidate.

The well-motivated candidate is required to have basic microscopy training and good communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates who have an interest in mitochondrial biology and have demonstrated their ability to work independently.

Interested individuals are encouraged to email their CVs (with a cover letter) including contact information of 3 references to:

Kasturi Mitra, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Genetics (Primary)
Department of Cell Developmental and Integrative Biology, CDIB, (Secondary)
School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Scientist in UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
Scientist in UAB Free Radical Biology Center
Scientist in UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center

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