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Molecular Mechanisms of Diabetes and Obesity

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

Position Description:
Post-doctoral fellowship positions are available starting immediately in the Diabetes, Endocrinology and Obesity Branch of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Research will focus on elucidating the mechanisms of action in obesity and diabetes pathogenesis using genetically engineered mouse models.

Qualifications:
Candidates with a strong background in cell and molecular biology with experience in adipocyte biology or pancreatic islet beta cell fields and familiarity with animal models of diabetes/obesity are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have received their Ph.D. within the past three years and be eligible for an appropriate US visa, if necessary.

To Apply:
A current C.V, a statement describing research interests and career goals, and three letters of reference should be sent to:
Sushil G. Rane, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Cell Growth and Metabolism Section
Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch
NIDDK, NIH, Clinical Research Center
West Laboratories, 5-5940
Center Drive and Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20892
E-mail: ranes@mail.nih.gov
Tel: 301-451-9834
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/about-niddk/staff-directory/intramural/sushil-rane/pages/research-summary.aspx

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