University of California San Francisco (UCSF)

Two postdoctoral positions in germ cell epigenetics and aging

Postdoctoral fellow

San Francisco, CA, United States

The Laird Lab (lairdlab.ucsf.edu) at University of California, San Francisco is seeking postdoctoral fellows to join our group in the following projects:


1)   Decoding the effects of the prenatal environment on the epigenome of germ cells. This NIH funded project focuses on how fetal germ cells sense and remember exposures to stress and relevant endocrine-disrupting chemicals using mouse models.

 

2)   Identifying mechanisms of ovarian aging in mice and naked mole rats. This project funded by the W.M. Keck Foundation examines the role of the ovary in systemic aging as part of a multi-lab collaboration.

 

The positions are in the UCSF Edythe and Eli Broad Center for Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research located at the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus, in the heart of San Francisco. UCSF offers an outstanding research community, access to cutting-edge technologies and a supportive working environment. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree in a biological science, high impact publications, demonstrated creativity and research experience in a relevant field such as mouse genetics, epigenetics, live/quantitative imaging or basic bioinformatics. Please submit a CV, coverletter describing your experience, interests and career goals, and names of at least 3 professional references via email to diana.laird@ucsf.edu.

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Two postdoctoral positions in germ cell epigenetics and aging