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Dr. Sita Redddyâs lab studies the molecular basis of the neurological disorder Myotonic Dystrophy, which results from the loss of function of the Muscleblind family of RNA binding proteins. We seek a highly motivated research associate to study the regulatory role of the Muscleblind proteins in mRNA translation.Â
Applicants must be versed in molecular biology and biochemistry techniques. Prior experience in methodologies to study RNA is required. Experience with CLIP and transgenic mice is preferred but not required.
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Minimum Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorateMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and experience in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.
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