Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Neuroscience - Hoogenraad Lab - Genentech Research

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

The Neurobiology lab of Casper Hoogenraad is seeking a highly motivated and talented Postdoctoral Fellow to perform original basic research in the area of neurobiology. The focus of the lab is to use biochemical, molecular and imaging approaches to study intracellular trafficking and cytoskeleton dynamics with a specific focus on neuronal and microglia cell biology.

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The lab has access to state of the art mass spectrometry facilities, a structural biology group, automation for high-throughput screening, access to libraries of small molecule compounds as well as access to in vivo mouse model development.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD with a strong research background in molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry and/or biophysics. Qualified candidate will have experience in a wide range of molecular and cellular biology techniques, including protein purification, characterization of protein-protein interactions as well as experience in cellular experiments (tissue culture, IP western and mass spec, siRNA/CRISPR) using primary cells. Experience with live cell imaging and new microscopy techniques, including super-resolution imaging or other fluorescence-based technologies is desired. A track record of completing challenging scientific problems independently and creatively, exemplified by publication of research in high-quality scientific journals is required.

Who We Are

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