A Postdoctoral Appointee position is available at Dr. Weiming Mao's lab at the Department of Ophthalmology and Glick Eye Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine. The successful candidate will work on the molecular mechanism of glaucomatous trabecular meshwork.
The candidate will: 1) Establish and maintain transgenic mouse strains; conduct rodent surgeries; 2) Establish and culture TM cell strains; 3) Prepare human and/or bovine eye perfusion cultures; 4) Determine the impact of crosstalk between TGFβ and Wnt pathways on TM cells, tissues and IOP; 5) Characterize protein-protein interaction by collaborating with experts in imaging technologies such as FRET and super resolution microscopy; 6) Determine the molecular mechanism of steroid-induced glaucoma; 7) Prepare manuscripts; 8) Present his/her research at conferences.
Candidates must be highly self-motivated and self-sufficient with PhD or MD. Candidates must have good communication skills and are willing to work with other lab members as a team.
Candidates with molecular biology, cell biology, and/or mouse breeding as well as rodent ocular surgery experience are preferred.
Department Contact for Questions:
Weiming Mao, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Ophthalmology Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute Department of Ophthalmology Indiana University School of Medicine 1160 W Michigan St. Indianapolis, IN 46202 email@example.com
OAA #: IUSM004282016
Internal Number: 6339
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