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Cornell University Postdoctoral Associate募集

Postdoctoral Associate – Cornell University

A postdoctoral researcher position is available to work in the laboratory of Vimal Selvaraj [Department of Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca NY 14853] studying fundamental stem cell biology and applications in farm animals. The goals of this project are to (1) Understanding the epigenetic reprogramming events and mediators during activation of development in the fertilized egg and the ‘genesis’ of embryonic stem cells; (2) Mechanisms regulating induced pluripotency; (3) Identify factors required for the maintenance of pluripotency in different farm animal species. A central part of this project will also involve experiments to establish a pluripotent stem cell platform for animal biotechnology in bovids. Motivated candidates interested in the above topics are encouraged to apply. Part of the postdoctoral training will involve preparation of publications for peer-reviewed journals. Cornell University provides excellent infrastructure and opportunities f!
or research excellence in this field.

The position is available starting July 1, 2011. The initial appointment will be for one year, with renewal contingent on satisfactory progress. The salary will be competitive depending on experience, and the appointment will also provide full medical coverage and benefits.


1. A Ph.D. in reproduction, gamete biology and/or stem cells.
2. Familiarity with molecular biology and/or cell culture.
3. Familiarity with assisted reproductive technologies (oocyte micromanipulation, ICSI, SCNT) will be preferable, but is not an absolute requirement.

Interested applicants should send an electronic file to Vimal Selvaraj [vs88(*)cornell.edu「(*)を@と読み替えてください」] that includes: a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and career goals, your CV, the names of three individuals who can be contacted for a reference letter.

Vimal Selvaraj, B.V.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Integrative Physiology
Department of Animal Science
204 Morrison Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

投稿者:Vimal Selvaraj

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