USA: PostDoc research position in Gene Therapy at National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Description: A postdoctoral research position is available in the laboratory of Dr. John Tisdale in the Molecular and Clinical Hematology Branch in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute / National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health. Our laboratory focuses on development of stem cell therapies with genetic modification for sickle cell disease patients, including allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, hematopoietic stem cell-targeted gene therapy, and induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell-derived stem cell therapy.
Eliibility: The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant research field, preferably in molecular biology, stem cell biology, gene therapy, or hematology. The ideal candidate would have extensive experience in viral transduction, genome editing, and ES/iPS cell culture.
Additional information: regarding the John Tisdale laboratory can be found at:http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/intramural/researchers/pi/tisdale-john/index.html.
Please e-mail your curriculum vitae (with bibliography and description of research experience), a brief statement of interest, and two recommendation letters including contact information to nhlbi_recruitMAIL.nih.gov. Please make sure you make the subject line of the e-mail address: MCHB Postdoctoral research fellow.
John F. Tisdale, M.D.
Molecular Clinical and Hematology Branch
National Institutes of Health
10 Center Drive Building 10 Room 9N112
Bethesda, MD 20892