Iowa City, Iowa

Postdoctoral Research Scholar Position Available in Dr. Li Wu's Lab at the University of Iowa Epitranscriptomic RNA modifications in viral replication A postdoctoral researcher position is available immediately to study virus interactions with host factors in Dr. Li Wu's lab in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa. The position currently available is for work on the following projects: (1) Mechanisms of HIV-1 RNA modification of N 6-methyladenosine (m6A) in regulating viral replication, and (2) Epitranscriptomic m6A profile of SARS-CoV-2-infected human lung epithelial cells. The Wu lab is located in an interdisciplinary and highly interactive department offering state-of-the-art equipment and core facilities. Please refer to our recent publications at: Wu Lab website: Selected recent publications: Chen, et al. PLoS Pathog. 2021, PMID: 33690734 Tirumuru and Wu. J Biol Chem . 2019, PMID: 30617182 Lu et al, J. Virol. 2019, PMID: 30651369 Lu et al, J Biol Chem . 2018, PMID: 29976753 Chen, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A , 2018, PMID: 29610295 Antonucci, et al. Nat Med . 2016, PMID: 27711056 Tirumuru, et al. eLife. 2016, PMID: 27371828 The successful candidate will join an existing team of postdoctoral researchers and graduate students and will have the opportunity to be appointed to NIH-funded T32 training grants and to develop independent research projects. Individuals who intend to follow a career in academic science are especially encouraged to apply. Previous postdocs trained in the lab have become independent faculty members at research universities or leading scientists in the biotech industry. The candidate will be expected to independently manage their research projects in consultation with the PI and will lead the preparation of manuscripts for publication. Salary is commensurate with experience ( NIH postdoc stipend pay scale as well as excellent fringe benefits). Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and 3 references to ( ).

Iowa City, Iowa

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