Research Fellow in Stem Cell Biology
The Frank Lab in the Division of Genetics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School invites applications for an NIH-funded postdoctoral research position. We use molecular and developmental biology discovery approaches to advance stem cell-based regenerative medicine therapies for eye and skin diseases. Interested candidates are encouraged to view our publications in this area:
Ksander BR, et al. Nature. 2014 Jul 17;511(7509):353-7. ABCB5 is a limbal stem cell gene required for corneal development and repair.
Schatton T, et al. Cell Reports. 2015 Sep 8;12(10):1564-74. Abcb5 identifies immunoregulatory dermal cells.
Applicants with a recently awarded Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree, experience in stem cell and molecular biology, training in transgenic mouse models and rodent surgical techniques, and a record of research productivity documented by recent peer-reviewed first-authorship publications in high-ranking scientific journals are encouraged to apply. Additionally, experience with bioinformatics is preferred. A competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package will be available through Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Please send a cover letter detailing your research experience and interests and a current CV along with the name and contact information of three referees to Dr. Natasha Frank (NYFRANK@BWH.HARVARD.EDU).