University of Dundee

Cell Signalling and Immunology

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Björklund Lab

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties
A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Mikael Björklund. We are looking for a highly motivated scientist to study the mechanisms of cell growth. Particularly, the candidate would be expected to study growth in Drosophila and cultured human cells using genome-wide approaches including RNAi and various NextGen sequencing assays. Results from these studies may have important consequences in understanding cancer, diabetes and obesity with potential therapeutic possibilities.