Postdoctoral position in molecular genetics of neural development, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York

Posted 8/20/2021

Proneural bHLH transcription factors are master regulators of neural cell fate determination and differentiation and important components of neuronal reprogramming strategies in mammals[1]. We will use Drosophila eye development to identify and characterize novel regulators of proneural bHLH proteins, in a multidisciplinary approach that may involve developmental genetic studies, protein biochemistry, and genetic screens coupled to modern whole-genome sequencing approaches.   
1. Baker, N.E. and N.L. Brown, All in the family: neuronal diversity and proneural bHLH genes. Development, 2018. 145: p. dev159426.

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Last Updated 08/20/2021