The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator
in the department of Ophthalmology. The incumbent will be
responsible for conducting research involving biosample collection,
processing, management and analysis related to systems biology and
Outstanding Benefits Package
- Participate/assist the Principal Investigator in performing
research on blinding eye conditions, including age-related macular
degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and other eye
diseases. Will also examine co-morbid conditions that co-segregate
with blinding conditions including Alzheimer disease, dyslipidemia,
hypertension, cardiovascular disease, etc.,
- Within the predetermined research scope and methodology,
conduct research experiments in the field of systems biology and
- Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature
search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze
the collected data.
- Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in
scientific journals and/or presentations. May also assist in grant
- Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering
of supplies as needed.
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- Doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in biological sciences
or similar discipline, with relevant bench-work experience.
- Expertise is expected in routine computer use, database
searching, and in learning and using new software programs.
- Effective oral and written communication skills are
- Expertise in daily laboratory organization, planning and
operations is essential.
- Looking for a highly enthusiastic individual who is keen on
learning and developing new skills, as well as scientific writing
- An individual having experience in modern molecular biology
(next generation sequencing library preparation, PCR, RT- PCR, RNA
Seq, ATAC -Seq, methylation, single cell and/or single nuclei
analysis, agarose gel electrophoresis, cell biology ((light
microscopy, immunohistochemistry, fluorescence/ confocal
microscopy), biochemistry (western blot) and mammalian cell culture
- Experience with biological specimens like blood, serum, plasma,
saliva, tissue biopsies.
- Experience in statistical analysis/bioinformatics of large
scientific datasets including plotting graphs, utilizing online
database searches, IPA software, R studio, etc.
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