Faculty position available to study the molecular pathogenesis and CRISPR/Cas9 gene therapy of corneal diseases. The successful candidate will be highly motivated with a doctoral degree in a biomedical field and direct experience in molecular and cell biology, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, mammalian cell and ex vivo tissue culture/transfection/viral transduction, and immunohistochemistry.
At least 4 years of post-doctoral experience is required. The role will involve continuation of an active research program investigating potential applications of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing approaches for the treatment of corneal dystrophies as well as basic pathogenic mechanisms of the same disorders.
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Internal Number: A-62851-11
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