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Postdoctoral Candidate, Department of Microbiology and Immunology - Georgetown University School of Medicine
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The PostdoctoralCandidate for a postdoctoral fellowship will study the mechanisms of HIV-driven immune activation and inflammation/coagulation in patients with HIV infection. Projects will involve using a murine animal model of infection with a strong translational component. Duties include but are not limited to:
Handling and injection of mice, purification of white blood cells from human blood, primary cell culture.
Performance of in vitro mouse and human T cell function assays.
Performance of general molecular biology techniques.
Performs specialized techniques such as confocal microscopy.
Ph.D. and/or M.D. in the Biological Sciences or related field
Strong immunology background as well as significant experience in molecular/cellular immunology and animal models
Strong foundation in cellular immunology and prior experience working with mouse models of viral infection.
High familiarity in performing cell populations characterization of mice and human cells by flow cytometry and high-throughput screening tools
Willingness to work under Biohazard Level 2 Safety conditions with HIV-1.
Willingness to learn and implement new technologies
Applicants should upload curriculum vitae and a letter that includes a summary of current and future research interests, expected availability date, a description of past research experience and accomplishments, and 3 references.
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