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Baylor College of Medicine Postdoc募集


A postdoctoral position is available at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston) to study the CNS control of body weight, glucose homeostasis and blood pressure using Cre-loxP mouse models (please see http://www.bcm.edu/cnrc/faculty/index.cfm?pmid=19130 for details). Candidates need to have a doctoral degree in biology, neuroscience, physiology, or other related disciplines. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and 2-3 references to: Dr. Yong Xu, Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine. Email: yongx@bcm.edu.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

Xu Y, Berglund DE, Sohn JW, Holland WL, Chuang JC, Fukuda M, Rossi J, Williams KW, Jones JE, Zigman JM, Lowell BB, Scherer PE and Elmquist JE. 5-HT2CRs Expressed by Pro-opiomelanocortin Neurons Regulate Insulin Sensitivity in Liver. Nature Neuroscience. 2010 Dec; 1(12):1457-1459.

Xu Y, Jones JE, Lauzon DA, Anderson JG, Balthasar N, Heisler LK, Zinn AR, Lowell BB and Elmquist JK. A Serotonin and Melanocortin Circuit Mediates d-Fenfluramine Anorexia. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2010 Nov 3;30(44):14630-14634.

Xu Y, Hill JW, Gautron L, Lee CE, Choi MJ, Dhillon H, Lowell BB, Zigman JM, Zhao JJ and Elmquist JK. PI3K signalling in ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus is required for normal energy homeostasis. Cell Metabolism. 2010 Jul 4;12(1):88-95.

Hill JW, Elias CF, Fukuda M, Cho YR, Chuang JC, Xu Y, Choi MJ, Balthasar N, Coppari R, Scherer PE, Brüning JC, Lowell BB, Elmquist JK. Direct Insulin and Leptin Action in Pro-opiomelanocortin Neurons is Required for Normal Glucose Homeostasis and Fertility. Cell Metabolism. 2010 Apr 7;11(4):286-297.

Hill JW, Xu Y (joint first author), Preitner F, Fukuda M, Cho YR, Luo L, Balthasar N, Coppari R, Cantley LC, Kahn BB, Zhao JJ, Elmquist JK. PI3K signaling in hypothalamic POMC neurons contributes to the regulation of glucose homeostasis. Endocrinology. 2009 Nov;150(11):4874-4882.

Xu Y, Jones JE, Kohno D, Williams KW, Lee CE, Choi MJ, Anderson JG, Heisler LK, Zigman JM, Lowell BB and Elmquist JK. 5-HT2CRs expressed by pro-opiomelanocortin neurons regulate energy homeostasis. Neuron. 2008 Nov;60(4):582-589.

Xu Y and Krukoff TL. Adrenomedullin stimulates nitric oxide release from SK-N-SH human neuroblastoma cells by modulating intracellular calcium mobilization. Endocrinology. 2005 May;146(5):2295-2305.

Posted by Yong Xu(yongx@bcm.edu)

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