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|Job #: F289|
|Posted Date: February 1, 2017|
|Closes On: Open Until Filled|
|Job Title: Research Associate - Regulatory Biology Laboratory, Dr. Katherine Jones|
|Status: Regular Full Time|
|Benefits Eligible: Yes|
|Laboratory/Department: Regulatory Biology Laboratory|
|Lab research focuses on gene transcription, emphasizing the role of transcription elongation and RNAPII CTD kinases in cancer and human embryonic stem cell differentiation.|
A postdoctoral position is available starting Spring/Summer 2017 to study transcription elongation factors, including RNA polymerase II CTD kinases and complexes that regulate chromatin structure during human embyonic stem cell differentiation to cardiomyocytes. This work involves ChIP-seq, GRO-seq and RNA-seq analysis of Wnt and Activin signaling, proteomics and identification of new regulatory factors involved in this process, and how this system is misregulated in heart disease and cancer.
PhD degree in Biological Sciences.
Recent PhD with experience with mammalian cell culture, protein biochemistry,chromatin and gene expression analysis and ChIP experiments would be particularly useful.
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Katherine A. Jones, PhD