Jobs

Postdoc, Microglial Biology in AD

Employer

Weill Cornell Medicine of Cornell University

Location

New York, New York

Principal Investigator

Wenjie Luo

Contact

Interested applicants should e-mail a curriculum vitae and a brief description of research interests to: wel2009@med.cornell.edu

Description

The lab's research is focusing on innate immune responses and lipid metabolism in microglia and their contributions to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegerative diseases using various disease-relevant animal models and iPSC-derived cellular models. The lab is looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral associate to lead projects including the microglial lipid metabolism and TREM2/DAP12-mediated immune responses in Alzheimer’s disease. These projects are highly innovating and supported by NIH. 

Requirements

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, with background of cell biology or neuroscience. Experience in immunology or lipid metabolism is preferred.