Essential Functions: The laboratory of James Granneman has positions available for postdoctoral fellows in the area of metabolic disease research. Research will be conducted in the new Integrative Bioscience Building at Wayne State University, which contains state of-the-art facilities and a highly collaborative research environment. Two NIH-funded research programs are currently being pursued: 1) Molecular and pharmacological analysis of lipid metabolism (lipolysis) in adipose tissue and muscle (Sanders et al. Cell Metabolism 22:851, 2015) and 2) Analysis of cellular plasticity in adipose tissues (Lee et al. FASEB J 29: 286, 2015).
Qualifications: PhD or equivalent in Biology, Pharmacology, or related field
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