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Postdoc-Pharmacology-Yale School of Medicine, USA (Connecticut)

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Location: New Haven,Connecticut (US)

Deadline: 28/07/2016

Description

Postdoctoral positions are available to study GPCRs and Wnt signaling in inflammation and immune oncology in the Department of Pharmacology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. Both G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) and Wnt proteins play important roles in a wide range of biological and pathophysiological processes. We have been using various biochemical, molecular and cell biological, structural biological, genomic, proteomic, large scale RNAi screening, and transgenic and gene targeting approaches to:

1) characterize signaling pathways and networks initiated from GPCR ligands and investigate their roles in regulation of leukocyte functions (chemotaxis, infiltration, survival, reactive oxygen production, and degranulation) and in infection and inflammation related diseases;

2) interrogating signaling mechanisms underlying fibroblast and tumor cell migration and their roles in tumor metastasis and fibrosis; and 3) elucidate Wnt signaling mechanisms and their functions in tumorigenesis and stem cell biology.
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Competitive Salary and excellent work environment are offered. Self motivated individuals with an advanced degree in any area of biomedical sciences and specially those who are skilled in advanced imaging and mouse work are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Please send CV
and names of three references to:
Dianqing (Dan) Wu, Ph.D.
Professor
Vascular Biology and Therapeutics
Department of Pharmacology
Yale University School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208089, Rm337E
10 Amistad Street
New Haven, Connecticut 065208089
Email: dan.wu@yale.edu

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