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A position is available to study Huntington's disease utilizing genetic mouse and cell models. The primary focus of the project is to elucidate the role of aberrant brain iron metabolism in the disease process. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent in neuroscience/neurodegeneration or a related area with experience in techniques including at least some of the following: working with genetically modified mice, gene expression analysis, production of lentiviral vectors, confocal microscopy, genotyping, cell culture and mouse brain neuropathology / stereology. Experience with primary neuronal culture is preferred. In addition to excellent science at the University, Laramie offers easy access to the Rocky Mountains and a number of outdoor activities. Candidates will be evaluated based on skills, productivity and ability to work in a team.
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Application Materials Required:
To apply for this position please submit an electronic application via email in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org including a cover letter stating research interests and biosketch with contact information for three references to Dr. Jonathan Fox , 1174 Snowy Range Road, Laramie, WY 82070.