Position # 814

Position Details

School / Department:
School of Medicine / Medicine
Classification:
Postdoctoral Associate
Funding source:
Other Grant
Start Date:
7/18/2016
Description:
POSTDOCTORAL POSITION is available to study the molecular mechanism of vaso-occlusion in Sickle Cell Disease in an NIH-funded lab. The prospective candidate will use microscopic techniques like total internal reflection fluorescence, epifluorescence, super resolution techniques like SIM and STORM, Scanning or Transmission electron microscopy and in vitro microfluidic platforms. Experiments will involve the use of transgenic SCD mice, blood from Sickle Cell Disease patients and microfluidics. Prior training in molecular biology and biochemistry techniques will be highly appreciated. Knowledge of using microfluidic technology is not necessary but candidates with experience in microfluidics are strongly encouraged to apply. Funding through T-32 training program is available for highly promising candidates who are US citizens or permanent residents. Our lab is located in the state-of-the-art Vascular Medicine Institute (VMI) of the University of Pittsburgh-School of Medicine. VMI offers unmatched resources necessary for the career development of young investigators in the field of vascular inflammation. Training program will be designed to evolve highly talented candidates into independent investigators. Interested candidates are advised to send a brief cover letter, CV and the names and contact information of 3 references to: Dr. Prithu Sundd, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine and Principal Investigator-Vascular Medicine Institute at prs51@pitt.edu. Candidates are encouraged to visit the lab website http://www.vmi.pitt.edu/Sundd.html.
Qualifications:
Strong written and verbal skills in English are essential. Fresh PhDs from Cell Biology, Bioengineering, Biophysics, Physiology, Immunology and Molecular Biology are highly encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

Faculty/PI Name:
Prithu Sundd
Mailing address:
c/o Prithu Sundd, PhD
Prithu Sundd, PhD
BST E1255, 200 Lothrop Street
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.
Email address:
prs51@pitt.edu
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