Research Fellow (Inflammatory Diseases): A Research Fellow in this new project will be required to characterise and validate a glucocorticoid-induced transcriptional regulator as a potential alternative to glucocorticoids (steroids) for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.
|Organization||Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences,
School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health,
Centre for Inflammatory Diseases, Monash Medical Centre, Monash University
|Subject areas||Life Sciences / medical Biotechnology: autoimmune diseases|
|Salary||$86,209 – $92,541 pa Level A PhD
(includes 9.5% employer superannuation
|Deadline||March 2016, 11:55pm AES|
Major Targets / Tasks Involved:
· Identify gene targets of the regulator in mouse and human B lymphocytes using ChIP-seq and RNA-seq technology,
· Testing the ability of the regulator to ameliorate the behaviours of B cells that contribute to autoantibody-mediated autoimmune diseases.
Dr Sara A Jones, Sara.A.Jones@monash.edu