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Postdoctoral Positions | Pulst and Scoles Laboratories

Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Pulst/Scoles Laboratory

Two Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions at the University of Utah

The laboratories of Stefan Pulst, MD, and Daniel Scoles, PhD, are looking for two post-doctoral fellows to conduct research on adult-onset neurodegenerative diseases. Our focus is on cerebellar degenerations as well as motor neuron disease and FTD. Our interests range from RNA stress granule formation and the role of RNA-binding proteins in regulating autophagy and the integrated stress response to the development of RNA-based therapeutics that target key molecules involved in these pathways. We have long-term NIH funding to support these positions.

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Requirements and Application

  • Postdocs: Ability to apply for NIH training grants and to be supported by our existing three T32 grants (genomic medicine, development of novel therapeutics, neuroimmunology) is required for one of the positions. One position is ideal for a clinically trained neurologist interested in learning therapeutic development.
  • Lab techs: Experience is a plus, including bench research or animal husbandry.

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