Postdoc Position: Complex Genetics and Microglia Function in Alzheimer’s Disease

Postdoc Position: Complex Genetics and Microglia Function in Alzheimer’s Disease

VIB

Antwerp, Belgium

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This is a project at the interface of two labs: the Mancuso lab, working on human and mouse microglia biology in brain disorders, and the Sleegers lab working on complex Alzheimer’s disease genetics. In this project, you will make use of innovative genetic and transcriptomic approaches, genome engineering, CRISPR and viral vector technology, iPSC and humanized mouse technology to unravel the link between genetic risk and microglia function in Alzheimer’s disease. The successful applicant will work in both labs.

Profile

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic, critical and creative individual to join our teams. The candidate should have a strong interest in neurobiology and wet lab or dry lab experience.

Essential

  • Ph.D. in neurobiology (molecular, cellular, developmental, systems) or related disciplines
  • A solid publication record with first-author research publication(s) in peer-reviewed international journals
  • Team player

Desirable but not required

  • Prior experience with mouse neurobiology and molecular biology
  • Prior experience with genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics or bioinformatics
  • Prior experience with iPSC biology
  • Prior experience with microglia biology

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