Postdoc-NIH/NHLBI Funded-Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, USA (Oklahoma)


Location: Oklahoma City, OK, United States

Deadline: 19/09/2016


The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF), located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institute. Established in 1946, OMRF is dedicated to understanding and developing more effective treatments for human disease. Stephen M. Prescott serves as president of OMRF, which employs more than 500 scientific and administrative staff members.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Srinivasan Lab is seeking motivated applicants to conduct NIH/NHLBI funded research that will identify the molecular mechanisms of lymphatic vascular development. The lab uses mouse genetics, biochemical, cellular and molecular biology tools to dissect the roles of transcription factors and signaling molecules in vivo. Our long-term goal is to understand how defects in developmental pathways could lead to diseases such as lymphedema and valvular dysfunction. Please check our latest publications Geng et al (2016) Dev Biol. (cover image) Jan 1;409(1):218-33 and Cha et al (2016) Genes Dev. (cover image) June 16; 30: 1-16 (Epup ahead of print).

OMRF is an independent, not-for-profit, biomedical research institute adjacent to the campus of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) in Oklahoma City. OMRF investigators enjoy close scientific interactions with OUHSC faculty and participate in OUHSC graduate programs. OMRF has been selected as one of the best research institutions for post-docs from 2011 to 2013 in the USA by The Scientist journal. Additional information about OMRF can be found at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation web site: //

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D., or Ph.D./M.D., Minimum Degree Required: Doctorate

Preferred Qualifications

Background in Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Molecular Biology is a must. The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate, have a good record of publications, interested in Developmental Biology and posses excellent communication and laboratory skills. Preference will be given to candidates with a plan for the projects that they would like to pursue.

Physical Demands

Regularly required to stand, use manual dexterity, talk or hear; Frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Potential exposure to fumes, airborne particles, or rodent dander. May work with toxic, caustic chemicals, radioactive materials, liquid nitrogen, human tissue or blood. Potential risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to cold 4C, and/or extreme cold -80C from freezers. Noise level is usually moderate.

How to apply

Please send a curriculum vitae and summary of research interests to: Sathish Srinivasan Ph.D., Assistant Member, Cardiovascular Biology Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. Email:, CC:

Application Type Accepted

General Application Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter

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