Postdoctoral Opportunities

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The Michigan Society of Fellows offers a unique opportunity for postdoctoral fellows that provides three years of academic support. Fellows are funded to initiate a research program and contribute to the teaching mission of the University.

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The Feldman Laboratory at the Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, is recruiting postdoctoral fellows to study the pathogenesis of the multidrug resistant bacterium Acinetobacter baumannii. The Feldman Lab employs biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and structural biology to examine host-pathogen and bacteria-bacteria interactions. These positions are funded by NIH.

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Name:
Mario Feldman
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Postdoctoral position in host-mycobiome interactomics (computational or experimental) is available at Weill Cornell Medicine, NYC. The laboratory of Dr. Iliyan D. Iliev is looking for recent Ph.D graduates with strong background and expertise in one of the following area:

Immunology, Microbiology, or Computational biology with focus on experimental immunology, disease modeling or data analysis (metagenomics, transcriptomics, fungal or bacterial genome/ transcriptome analysis).

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Iliyan D. Iliev, PhD
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Description The Shaffer lab (https://www.shafferlab.com) in the Department of Veterinary Science at the University of Kentucky is soliciting applicants for a fully-funded Postdoctoral Scholar position focused on bacterial pathogenesis.

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Carrie Shaffer, Ph.D.
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Shedd Aquarium seeks a Postdoctoral Analyst to join a multi-disciplinary research group examining the role of the environmental microbiome in disease prevention for aquarium animals. The individual will use their understanding of principles governing microbial community assembly and function to provide analysis and interpretation of amplicon sequence data and metagenomic data sets. In addition, the individual will be responsible for developing, refining and implementing bioinformatics pipelines and preparing results for dissemination.

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The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics seeks a Research Associate to work in the Dr. Richard Schwartz. We are investigating the promotional effects of a high fat diet and its interaction with the endocrine disruptor benzophenone-3/ BP-3/oxybenzone, the active ingredient in most sunscreens and many personal care products. These studies utilize various genetic mammary cancer mouse models. Our MSU research project is one of six national programs currently funded by the NIEHS/NCI Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program. 

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Name:
Richard Schwartz Ph.D.
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A post-doctoral position is available at Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) in Stockholm, a Swedish national resource center for life science research. We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented postdoctoral researcher to join the lab of Associate Professor Anders Andersson, affiliated with the Department of Gene Technology at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

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The Ahern Group (http://www.lerner.ccf.org/cmm/ahern/), in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, seeks a postdoctoral researcher to study the interplay between the intestinal immune system and the gut microbiota in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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Name:
Philip Ahern
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Job Summary

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is seeking applications for a Research Laboratory Specialist Senior.  This is a term limited, 8 month position.

Contact:
Name:
Gregory Dick, Ph.D.
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Description

A postdoctoral research opportunity is available with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food Safety Enteric Pathogens Research Unit (FSEPRU) at the National Animal Disease Center (NADC) in Ames, Iowa.

We are looking for an outstanding scientist who is proactive, independent and motivated to use computational and microbiological methods to solve complex biological problems.

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Name:
Torey Looft, Ph.D.
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Dr. Krajmalnik-Brown (http://krajmalnik.environmentalbiotechnology.org/) and the Biodesign Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the area of microbial ecology with a special focus on host-microbe interactions. The postdoctoral associate will be taking a leadership role in a Gut Microbiome funded project (microbiome-autism), will assist an NIH-funded team and will be exposed to many research topics associated with environmental biotechnology.

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An NIH R01 funded postdoctoral position is currently available in the Lyon Lab (www.chem.purdue.edu/lyon/) in the Departments of Chemistry and Biological Sciences at Purdue University. We study G protein-regulated phospholipases in the cardiovascular system using a broad array of structural, functional, and cellular approaches, with emphasis on X-ray crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy. Candidates should have experience in molecular biology, protein biochemistry, cellbased assays, and/or structural biology.

Contact:
Name:
Angeline Lyon
Postdoctoral

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.

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Patti Brenchley
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The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.

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The Dudley lab (http:/ /foodscience.psu.edu/directory/egd100) at The Pennsylvania State University has an NIH-funded postdoctoral position available to investigate the role of non-pathogenic E. coli in modulating Shiga toxin production by E. coli O157:H7. Previous (Infect.Im mun. 83:418; https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.01325) and unpublished studies have identified several mechanisms driving this process. By leveraging the >80,000 isolates cataloged in Penn State`s E.

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