NIH funded postdoctoral fellowship position is available to study Tissue Homeostasis and Regeneration in salivary and lacrimal gland. Current research projects include: the molecular and cellular basis of radiation damage and radioprotective strategies for the salivary glands; development of a bioengineered tissue chip for in vitro drug screening of salivary gland cells; mechanisms of aging and senescence in the glands; and cell-based therapies for salivary gland dysfunction. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. degree, and have less than five years postdoctoral experience. Preference will be given to individuals with expertise in genetics, animal models, stem cells, developmental biology, and molecular biology.
Application, including cover letter, CV, and names of three references should be submitted to Dr. Catherine Ovitt
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