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We currently have a Postdoctoral position available. We are looking for someone with experience in Biochemistry (Protein expression, Purification, Identification of binding partners etc.). If you are interested in this position send an email with a current CV attached to: jsaeij@mit.edu indicate in your letter why you are interested in working on Toxoplasma gondii and what type of project you would like to work on.
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POSTDOCTORAL position available at MIT, Department of Biology
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A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the lab of Jeroen Saeij, PhD in the Biology Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Our lab is interested in host-pathogen interactions and we are using the obligate intracellular parasite Toxoplasma gondii as a model. We are currently using high-throughput sequencing methods to analyze strain differences in the modulation of host gene expression and are comparing the genomes/transcriptomes of different strains. We have also identified host differences in resistance to Toxoplasma and we are currently conducting a large scale genomics study with the aim of understanding the molecular basis of the genetic variation in host response to Toxoplasma.
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The lab is currently funded by an RO1 from the NIH, the American Heart Association, The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and The New England Regional Center of Excellence.
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REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have a PhD and good programming skills (python and/or perl), experience with handling large data sets is a plus.
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Please submit your Curriculum Vitae to Jeroen Saeij, PhD (jsaeij@mit.edu) or contact me by telephone: 617-324-5330 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              617-324-5330      end_of_the_skype_highlighting

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POSTDOCTORAL position available at MIT, Department of Biology

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the lab of Jeroen Saeij, PhD in the Biology Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Our lab is interested in host-pathogen interactions and we are using the obligate intracellular parasite Toxoplasma gondii as a model. We are currently using high-throughput sequencing methods to analyze strain differences in the modulation of host gene expression and are comparing the genomes/transcriptomes of different strains. We have also identified host differences in resistance to Toxoplasma and we are currently conducting a large scale genomics study with the aim of understanding the molecular basis of the genetic variation in host response to Toxoplasma. The lab is currently funded by an RO1 from the NIH, the American Heart Association, The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and The New England Regional Center of Excellence. REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have a PhD and good programming skills (python and/or perl), experience with handling large data sets is a plus. Please submit your Curriculum Vitae to Jeroen Saeij, PhD (jsaeij@mit.edu) or contact me by telephone: 617-324-5330 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 617-324-5330 end_of_the_skype_highlighting






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