The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) invites applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship. The postdoctoral research fellow will study gene editing in human stem cells, especially in hematopoietic stem cells, and its application in treating genetic and acquired diseases. Gene editing tools such as CRISPR/CAS9 will be used. To achieve these goals we are using multiple approaches including molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry and genetics. The WFIRM provides a highly dynamic and collaborative environment fostering scientific breakthroughs.
Applicants must have a recent Ph.D. in the field of cell biology or molecular medicine. The successful candidate should have demonstrated productivity in related fields and have the talent and dedication to take advantage of the vast resources available at WFIRM. Experience in one of the following areas is preferred: animal models, molecular biology, hematopoietic stem cells.
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