Postdoctoral Position – Epigenetics of Development in the Zebrafish National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Bethesda, MD

Posted 4/27/2018

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A fully funded postdoctoral position is available to study epigenetics of development in the zebrafish and in complementary cavefish and cell culture models in the laboratory of Dr. Brant Weinstein in the NICHD Division of Developmental Biology (DDB) in Bethesda, Maryland.  The Weinstein laboratory uses a variety of molecular, cellular, genetic, transgenic, microscopic imaging, and next-gen sequencing approaches to study the role of epigenetics during development. 

For examples of some of our recent work in this area please see:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26814702

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/10/05/199018

The scientific environment, resources, and stipend support for this position are superb. 

Interested applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.D. and less than 3 years' postdoctoral experience. Applicants possessing both a strong biological research background and some experience with NGS data analysis (e.g., RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, Bisulfite-seq, etc.) are encouraged to apply.  To apply, send a curriculum vitae, bibliography, cover letter with a brief description of research experience and interests, and the names of 3 references (with phone numbers) via e-mail to amy.parkhurst@nih.gov

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Last Updated 04/27/2018