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Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Contact Name: Andre Nussenzweig
Contact Phone: 301-435-6425
Contact Fax: 301-402-0711
Contact E-mail:
Branch/Laboratory/Program: Laboratory of Genome Integrity
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Number of Positions Available: 2

Research Area Key Words:

DNA repair, aging, chromatin structure
CV Required? Yes
Number References Required: 3
Publications List Required? Yes
Position Description: Two postdoctoral positions are available immediately to study the mechanisms involved in DNA double-strand break repair, focusing on understanding the influence of chromatin structure on the maintenance of genome stability. Transgenic and gene-targeting methods are used to create overexpression, dominant-negative and loss-of-function mutants in mice.
Experience Required: A PhD in biochemistry, genetics, immunology, cancer biology, or a similar field is required with no more than 5 years of postdoc experience.Excellent publication record along with experience ingenerating/characterizing mouse models, flow cytometry, retroviral transduction, or cytogenetics will be considered as distinct advantages.
Additional Information:
Location: NCI-Bethesda
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