Postdoctoral Research Fellow- Liver Organoids - Takebe Lab
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 123042
The Takebe Lab in the Center for Stem Cell and Organoid Medicine (CuSTOM) has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral Research Fellow. The project is to create an innovative liver organoid platform from healthy and diseased human stem cells with the goal of applying it into pharmaceutical and precision screening. In close collaboration with industry partners and the newly established CuSTOM Accelerator laboratory, the fellow will develop robust and scalable organoid protocols, implement genome editing and multi-omics methods to evaluate organoids, and devise high speed live imaging-based protocols for studying the pharmacological response to metabolic liver diseased organoids.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, execute, and record laboratory experiments, and analyze the data.
Research and improve current methods and evaluate innovative techniques. Implement this knowledge in the Division/Department.
Present research at laboratory meetings, journal clubs, seminars, and meetings.
Draft, write, and edit scientific reports, papers, journal articles, abstracts, and grants.
Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature, and seminars.
Attend required Cincinnati Children's training sessions and ensure regulatory compliance with all policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Cincinnati Children's Research and Training at a Glance:
Among the top in NIH funding for pediatric research institutions
Over 1.4 million square feet of research laboratory space
900+ scientists conducting basic, translational, and clinical research
Over 2000 publications annually in top-tier journals
Access to Employee Resource Groups and Mentorship programs
Postdocs have gone on to careers in academia, biotech, pharma, teaching etc.
Required: PhD, MD or equivalent doctoral degree. Preferred: Experience with human stem cell and organoid culture, RNAseq/metabolomics/genomics, and confocal/fluorescent imaging approaches are needed.
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