In this position, the candidate will perform NIH-funded research on lung and vascular biology under the supervision of the Principal Investigator. He/She will utilize knowledge of compound formulation and delivery to perform studies including generating novel nanoparticles for in vivo animal drug delivery, and daily experiments involved in cell culture (primary cultures of endothelial cells, macrophages), molecular biology, nanoparticle-mediated delivery of CRISPR all-in-one plasmid for in vivo genome editing to identify potential novel therapeutic approaches for treatment of lung diseases including acute lung injury and pulmonary hypertension. In addition, we expect the holder of the position to keep careful experimental records, develop and write advanced and comprehensive experimental protocols, analyze results and write research findings for publications and grant applications. These are all areas necessary for growth of the program. The position of Postdoctoral Fellow requires a Ph.D. degree in Nanochemistry and bionanomaterials or related field of study as well as 3 or more years of experience or training in biomedical research, which is a standard requirement for this type of position.
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