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标 题: Postdoctoral Position at UCSF-Ophthalmology in Stem Cell Research
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Postdoctoral Position at UCSF-Ophthalmology in Stem Cell Research
A Postdoctoral Research scholar position is available with the Lamba lab in
the Department of Ophthalmology on Stem Cell Vision Research at the
University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine.
Dr. Deepak Lamba’s Lab at UCSF is looking for creative, self-motivated and
hard-working individual interested in stem cell research. The Lamba lab
studies retinal degeneration and repair using pluripotent stem cells. The
lab focuses human disease modeling using iPSCs as well as cell replacement
therapies. The position is focused on generation in vitro organoid models
from patients at UCSF clinics for mechanistic analysis and development of
The ideal candidate will have a recent Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (less
than 2 years). Experience with hESC/iPSC culture, developmental neurobiology
, neuro-immunology. Retinal microsurgery and/or genome editing technologies
esp. CRISPR/Cas is highly desirable. She/he will be expected to work well in
a collaborative environment.
Department of Ophthalmology: The UCSF Department of Ophthalmology consists
of approximately 230 employees including faculty, basic scientists,
postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, residents, fellows, clinical and
research staff. The Department is currently the #1 recipient of funding from
the National Eye Institute (NEI) and Research to Prevent Blindness among
peer departments nationwide. Research is further enhanced by an NEI P30 Core
for Vision Research which includes equipment and support for a wide range
of services such as advanced imaging, computation, rapid prototyping, IT,
and histology services. The Department sponsors numerous invited speakers,
research seminars, journal clubs, as well as a postdoctoral training program
focused on mentorship, networking, and recognition.
University of California, San Francisco: UCSF is one of the world’s leading
biomedical institutions and is devoted solely to graduate education and
research in the health sciences. The university is the #1 public recipient
of funding from the National Institutes of Health and is home to numerous
Nobel laureates, National Medal of Science winners, National Academy of
Sciences members, American Academy of Arts and Sciences members, National
Academy of Medicine members, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute
investigators. The community, resources, and collaborative environment of
UCSF are outstanding.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or
community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to
diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion
, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age
or protected veteran status.
Please send curriculum vitae, a brief statement describing research
experience and scientific interests and the names of three references to
To learn more, please contact Dr. Deepak Lamba.
Deepak A. Lamba, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology
Email: [email protected]
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