An NIH funded postdoctoral position is immediately available at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University in the New York City.

Scholarship:  Fully-funded (>=$60,000)
Degree:   Ph.D. and/or M.D.
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

Ongoing studies include identification, function and regulation of bone marrow skeletal stem/progenitors, inflammatory regulation of osteoclastogenesis in osteoimmunology field, an exciting interdisciplinary research field linking bone biology and immune system. We apply cutting edge cellular and molecular techniques including RNAseq, ATACseq, ChIPseq and scRNAseq, and use various mouse models to accomplish the study.

Relevant publications: Nature Medicine, 15 (9):1066-71, 2009; Journal of Experimental Medicine, 209(2):319-34, 2012; Journal of Clinical Investigation, 124 (11):5057-73, 2014; Nature Communications, 9(1):4108, 2018; eLife, 2020; 9: e59659; Nature Communications, 13:3920, 2022.

Available Subjects:

  •  Molecular and cellular biology, bioinformatics, immunology, bone biology or a related field

Eligibility criteria:

  • The ideal candidate should have experience and interest in bioinformatics, such asproficiency in R language and/or analysis of scRNAsequsing Seurat. Expertise in cellular and/or molecular techniques, such as FACS, confocal microscopy and histology/immunofluorescence staining, as well as genetic mutant mouse breeding are required. High level of motivation, responsibility and independence are expected.
  • PhD candidates expected graduation soon are welcome to apply.

Application Procedure:

  • Full applications including curriculum vitae, a cover letter, three references (names and contact information) and expected availability date should be submitted via email to: Baohong Zhao, Email: [email protected]