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Multi-tissue Cytokine Biology

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

Position Description:
A postdoctoral position is available in the Molecular Cell Biology Section of the Molecular Medicine Branch, NIDDK, to study the role of cytokines in maintaining stem/progenitor cell characteristics including cytoprotection, metabolic and gender-specific response during stress. Emphasis is on transcriptional regulation, proliferation/differentiation, stress/ischemic response and glucose metabolism/obesity. The laboratory is particularly interested in multi-tissue response to erythropoietin including hematopoietic, fat, brain, bone and muscle.

Requirements:
Motivated candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree and less than 5 years postdoctoral experience, and demonstrated skills in conducting experiments involving molecular biology including RNA-seq and ChIP-seq or like skills, and use of mouse models. Applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter with a brief description of research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and names of 3 references to:

Constance Tom Noguchi, Ph.D.
Chief, Molecular Cell Biology Section
Molecular Medicine Branch
NIDDK, NIH
Building 10, Room 9N319, MSC-1822
Bethesda, MD USA 20892-1822
E-mail: connien@niddk.nih.gov

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