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Cell Plasticity/Totipotency and Chromatin Architecture

National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:

One postdoctoral position is available immediately to join the ongoing laboratory research program. Our laboratory uses human and mouse embryonic stem cells (ESCs) as well as mouse embryos to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying cell fate decisions. We seek a highly motivated, creative individual, eager to learn and develop new technologies and complex cell systems interested in understanding how a single cell can develop into a complex multicellular organism. The applicant should have or about to have a PhD in Molecular/Cellular Biology or Genetics, demonstrated expertise in mammalian tissue culture and molecular biology and no more than one year of postdoctoral experience. Knowledge in mouse embryology, single-cell RNAseq, chromatin architecture and/or next generation sequencing technologies will be considered as an advantage. The applicant will be involved in a very exciting project investigating the relation between cell plasticity/totipotency and chromatin architecture (see our last publication about this topic, https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.20.423692).

For more information, please visit https://ccr.cancer.gov/Laboratory-of-Genome-Integrity/sergio-ruiz-macias.

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates should have: a Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell or related field. Relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals is required.

To Apply:

Please contact Sergio Ruiz Macias, PhD at sergio.ruizmacias@nih.gov. A current CV, publication list, and 3 references are required.

 

This post will be available until May 18, 2021 or until filled.

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