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Post Doctoral Associate
University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 
 
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Date Posted 02/13/2021
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Post Doctoral Associate
Dent Med-Periodontics/Preventive Dentistry - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (21000989)
 

A postdoctoral position funded by NASA is available immediately in the laboratory of Giuseppe Intini, DDS, PhD at the University of Pittsburgh - School of Dental Medicine. The laboratory has recently identified the calvarial suture as the niche of osteoprogenitor/stem cells expressing Prx1 (Wilk et al, Stem Cell Reports, 2017), a transcription factor highly expressed during embryonic development, and the NASA sponsored research aims at studying the molecular mechanisms by which microgravity interferes with the PRX1 expressing cells and their active role in calvarial bone regeneration. Additionally, the research will aim at testing the efficacy of a novel injectable bone “super-glue” in antagonizing the effects of microgravity on PRX1 expressing cells and on calvarial bone regeneration. The Intini laboratory is part of the University of Pittsburgh - Center for Craniofacial Regeneration (CCR) in the School of Dental Medicine and is affiliated to the Harvard Stem Cell Institute in Boston, MA. The laboratory is located in the Salk Research Pavilion, a brand new, state-of-the-art, research tower of the University of Pittsburgh. The University of Pittsburgh - School of Dental Medicine is currently ranked 4th in funding received from the NIH/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.

PhD, DDS/DMD, or MD is required. We are seeking a highly motivated, independent individual with strong work ethic. Background in tissue engineering and cellular and/or molecular biology and experience in flow cytometry, histology, immunostaining, microscopy, tissue culturing, and handling of small animals is required. Experience with human genetics and pathophysiology of skeletal diseases, sequencing, and cloning is desirable. Applicants must also have strong written and verbal skills in English, ability to mentor graduate and undergraduate students in the laboratory, and a desire to collaborate with colleagues with different backgrounds such as clinicians, basic scientist, and engineers. Availability to traveling to NASA Kennedy Space Center (or other launching sites) is required.

To apply please go to join.pitt.edu, select Faculty Positions and search 21000989. 

  The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets 
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Campus: Pittsburgh
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
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