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Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Postdoctoral Fellow

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Position Description

The Fishman lab in the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University, in collaboration with the Engert Lab in MCB of Harvard, is launching a program to define in zebrafish the function of heart-brain neural connectivity. The goal is a full definition of: what sensory nerves measure within the heart and vasculature; how they connect to central nervous system centers; and how such information is integrated and used to control cardiovascular function. The technical approaches includes single cell transcriptomics, electrophysiology and optogenetics, and electron microscopy.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. or M.D. scientists with a strong relevant background including, for example, model organism genetics (knockouts and transgenesis), zebrafish biology, electrophysiology, transcriptional and epigenetic analysis, and/or cardiovascular function.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

To apply, email cover letter, CV, names and contact information (email, address, and telephone number) of three references to Mark Fishman, copied to Emily Voce.

Contact Information

Emily Voce

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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