Position # 824

Position Details

School / Department:
School of Medicine / Medicine
Classification:
Postdoctoral Associate
Funding source:
NIH Grant
Start Date:
9/1/2016
Description:
POSTDOCTORAL POSITION is available to study the role of platelet activation in progression of pulmonary hypertension (PH). The prospective candidate will use techniques such as hemodynamic measurement in mice models of pulmonary hypertension, multi-photon-excitation intravital microscopy, total internal reflection fluorescence, epifluorescence, super resolution techniques like SIM and STORM, Scanning or Transmission electron microscopy. Experiments will involve the use of transgenic mice, blood samples and tissue from PH patients. Prior training in molecular biology and biochemistry techniques will be highly appreciated. Funding through NIH 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 biology. Training program will be designed to evolve highly talented candidates into independent investigators. The trainee will have the opportunity to work with a team basic and physician scientists who are experts in the field of platelet activation, inflammation, mice models, in vivo microscopy and the pathophysiology of PH. 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 website for PH researchcenter. http://www.vmi.pitt.edu/phrc.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
Email address:
prs51@pitt.edu
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