Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Molecular Genetics

Columbia University New York Department of Pediatrics

Field(s) of Specialization Molecular Genetics

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Department PED Pediatrics

Division Pediatrics

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

The Division of Molecular Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics is searching for a candidate to immediately participate in the conduct of studies on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of Prader-Willi syndrome, using stem cell models of human disease.

Applicant will be working in the Egli laboratory for the studies using both cells from patients with Prader-Willi syndrome and from healthy controls to study the functional significance of the differential progression of DNA replication on maternal and paternal alleles at the Prader-Willi locus. Applicant should have experience in using various techniques including the genetic modification of stem cells, directed differentiation, flow cytometry, immunocytochemistry, single molecule analysis of replicating DNA, and whole genome copy number analysis using the Saphyr Bionanogenomics instrument. The applicant will be part of an active collaborative research team, seeks input actively and develops strong communication skills. S/He will present data in talks and seminars and through the preparation of manuscripts.

Minimum Degree Required

Minimum Qualifications
Must have previous Research training and Experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred experience in Physiology with animal and stem cell experience.

Additional Information
Excellent oral and written communication skills, advanced organizational skills, strong work ethic, and ability to work independently.

RAPS posting date 03/05/2020

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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