The Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the Gut Program lead by Dr. Robert Barrett. The ideal candidate should have a primary interest in inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal fibrosis, intestinal organoid and small micro-engineered Chip technology.
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Working independently but in close consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientists, you will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout the training period, and may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols while analyzing and interpreting data. You will participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author and may assist in the preparation of grant proposals, but are not responsible for generating grant funds.
Design and perform experiments on intestinal epithelial cells derived from induced pluripotent stem cells
Generation and maintenance of induced pluripotent stem cells and intestinal organoids
Functional analysis of these intestinal organoids by ICC, qPCR, flow cytometry and western blot
Previous experience in microarray and RNAseq analysis is highly desired
Participation in laboratory meetings, keeping a lab notebook, performing calculations, tabulating data, summarizing methods and results of related experiments and general lab maintenance
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.