Dr. Gary Bassell’s Lab in the Department of Cell Biology at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia http://cellbio.emory.edu/basselllab/ has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct behavioral and molecular studies investigating mechanisms underlying CNS symptoms (sleep, learning and memory deficits) in mouse models of myotonic dystrophy. This NIH funded project is a collaboration with Dr. Eric Wang at the University of Florida. Excellent research skills in behavioral neuroscience are required. This project also involves work with AAV vectors, drug injections, FACS, confocal microscopy and dissection of brain regions for proteomic and/or transcriptomic analysis. Training in these methods will be provided as appropriate.
Emory University School of Medicine has a large and comprehensive program for postdoctoral training and mentorship with a strong network of support services for career development.
The Department of Cell Biology currently has twenty-four faculty located in the Whitehead Biomedical Research Building with modern laboratories and state of the art core facilities. Our faculty have diverse basic and translational research interests, including neuroscience, utilizing multidisciplinary approaches. https://med.emory.edu/departments/cell-biology/index.html
Emory offers extensive opportunities for collaboration within our own expansive neuroscience community, plus neighboring institutions: Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, the Atlanta University Center Consortium of HBCUs, and UGA.
The Atlanta metropolitan area continues to be rapidly growing, culturally diverse, and inclusive, offering an excellent and affordable quality of life.
Emory University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Disability and Veteran employer. Women and others who are underrepresented in STEM, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should provide: 1-Cover letter, 2-Curriculum vitae, 3-Recommenders, the names and contact information for three recommenders.