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G Proteins and Metabolic Regulation

National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:
Postdoctoral Fellowship positions are immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Lee Weinstein within the Metabolic Diseases Branch of NIDDK. We are using a variety of G protein knockout mouse models to examine how G protein signaling in the central nervous system regulates whole animal energy and glucose metabolism, as well as the molecular mechanisms by which the Gs-alpha gene undergoes genomic imprinting (e.g. JCI 2016, 126:40; PNAS 2016, 113:446; JCI 2017, 127:500).

Qualifications:
Experience in neuroscience techniques in mice is preferred, although not required. Candidates should have less than five years postdoctoral experience.

To Apply:
Please send CV/bibliography and brief statement of future research plans, and have three letters of recommendation sent to leew@mail.nih.gov.

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