Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Fellow is to determine the molecular basis for the dietary requirement for the essential trace element selenium, which is a master regulator of oxidative stress that is required for cancer prevention, immune cell function and male fertility. Selenium is incorporated into 25 proteins in humans as the
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