Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Two Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center is seeking two highly motivated postdoctoral fellows to work on an NIH-funded project on the relationship between oral contraception use and coagulopathy, working in the laboratory of Dr. Rinku Majumder.

This laboratory studies the role of Protein S, which is an essential natural anticoagulant. Specifically, the lab will use a genetically modified mouse model to investigate how obesity and oral contraception synergistically contribute to increased risk of blood clots.

Postdoctoral Fellow: The applicant should have experience with handling mice, breeding, colony maintenance, drug administration, blood collection, and surgical procedures.  We will be collaborating with researchers from Scripps Research Institute and UNC Chapel Hill to study thrombotic models in mice.  Qualifications: PhD in Basic or Health Science or related field.

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Postdoctoral Fellow/Molecular Biology Specialist: The applicant should have good knowledge of protein purification, mass spectrophotometry, and commonly used procedures in molecular biology research.  At a minimum, these techniques should include PCR, qPCR, Western blotting, ELISA, cloning, and cell culture.  Qualifications: PhD in Basic or Health Science or related field.  Preferred: Experience with clotting assays.  

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The LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans encourages women and minority candidates to submit applications for these positions.

Qualified candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief description of research interests, and contact information for three references as a single file attachment to Rinku Majumder, PhD, at [email protected].