PhD in Cellular Biology at the University of Saskatchewan: PhD fellowship position is available at the University of Saskatchewan (Canada). The University values diversity and Aboriginal engagement is a strategic priority.
About the Department: The position is currently open at the laboratory of Dr. Lixin Liu in the Dept of Pharmacology at University of Saskatchewan.
Research Area: To study the cellular and molecular mechanisms of leukocyte recruitment in inflammation.
About the Project:
- This laboratory is interested in the role of intracellular signaling molecules in leukocyte recruitment.
- The current research in the lab is to explore the role of LSP1 and PI3K in neutrophils and in endothelial cells during neutrophil recruitment and transendothelial migration using mouse models.
- The techniques used are intravital microscopy combined with cell biology and biochemistry techniques.
Requirements / Qualifications:
The applicant should have the following:
- A master degree in immunology, inflammation, biochemistry, cellular biology, or in related fields,
- Excellent laboratory skills
- Good communication skills in English,
- Enthusiasm in research and ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Experience in research using mouse models, imaging techniques and/or cell-cell interactions will be a plus.
Application Procedure: Interested applicants should submit their current resume, a list of publications, names & detailed contact information of three (03) referees via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to Lixin Liu at 306-966-6220, or in regular mail to the following address: Dr. Lixin Liu, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Saskatchewan, 107 Wiggins
Road, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5E5.
|Organization||University of Saskatchewan|
|Subject areas||Natural Sciences / Biotechnology / Cellular Biology|
|Fellowship amount||Not Mentioned|
|Deadline||Open until filled|