Iowa City, Iowa

A Postdoctoral Research Scholar position is available in the Boudreau Lab of Genomic and Molecular Medicine (PI: Dr. Ryan Boudreau) in the Department of Internal Medicine. Research focus on novel genetic / molecular pathways and therapies for cardiac, neurologic, and metabolic disease: Effects of microRNAs / RNA-binding proteins in neurological and cardiac disease Viral and non-viral mediated inhibition of endogenous microRNAs for neuro- and cardio-protection Discovering and characterizing new or understudied disease-related genes and microproteins in heart and/or brain Gene-targeted therapies for heart and brain disease Neuronal control of metabolism Research in the laboratory includes the use of viral vectors, mouse models, microsurgery, cell culture systems, bioinformatics, genetic engineering and manipulation, and human tissues. Selected candidate is expected to work independently while interacting in a collaborative environment.

Iowa City, Iowa

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