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Department of Molecular Biology|College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Molecular Biology
University of Wyoming
Agriculture C 6033
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071


Phone: (307) 766-6151

Gigley Lab: Open Positions

Students at all levels who are interested in researching immunology and parasitology should contact Jason about potential projects.

Undergraduates and Rotating Graduate Students:
Come ask questions, 6005 AgC. Anyone interested is welcome!

Potential Graduate Students:
Please apply to sites below and contact Jason with questions Graduate Programs in:

Post Doctoral Position:
A position is available to study innate immune responses or host pathogen interactions using the obligate intracellular parasites Toxoplasma gondii. The primary focus of the project is to investigate fundamental molecular mechanisms involved in the regulation of Natural Killer cells during infections. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent with experience in modern immunological and molecular techniques including but not limited to flow cytometry, realtime PCR, microscopy, multiplexing and in vitro cell culture and genetic manipulation. In addition to great science at the University, the state of Wyoming and city of Laramie offer easy access to the Rocky Mountains and outdoor activities while providing a wide array of more metropolitan activities all without crowds. To apply for this position please submit an electronic application via email in PDF format to including a 1 page cover letter, 1 page statement of research interest relevant to lab focus (above), CV and contact information for three references to Jason P. Gigley, Ph.D., University of Wyoming, Department of Molecular Biology, AgC 6005, 1000 E University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071. Email jgigley@ with any questions.

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