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Oligodendrocyte Cell Biology

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:

Multiple postdoc positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Meng-meng Fu at NINDS to study the fundamental mechanisms of oligodendrocyte cell biology, myelin plasticity, and white matter damage and repair. Ongoing projects include: microtubule organization, mRNA transport, ribosomes and local translation, liquid condensates and protein aggregation, and neurological diseases.


We use a variety of interdisciplinary techniques and interested candidates with experience in any of the following fields are strongly encouraged to apply:
  • Biophysics – cytoskeletal dynamics assays, in vitro motility assays
  • Biochemistry – organelle fractionation, recombinant protein purification
  • Cell Biology – primary brain cell culture, live-cell confocal microscopy
  • Proteomics, transcriptomics
  • Transgenic mouse models
  • Human brain histology

To Apply:

Please send an email describing your research interests and long-term career goals, a CV, and 3 references to:

Meng-meng Fu, Ph.D.
Tenure-track Investigator, NINDS


This post will be available until May July 30, 2021 or until filled.

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