Postdoctoral position in Dr. Patrizia Casaccia's lab. Will involve research related to investigation of the relationship between metabolism and gene expression. The candidate will have deep knowledge of lipid and energetic metabolism and a thorough understanding of the nervous system. The position will involve: generation of conditional mutant mice, work with human and animal cells, confocal analysis, biochemical purification of proteins and RNA, chromatin isolation and immunoprecipitation.
A strong molecular biology background is required and knowledge of the PPAR pathway is a definite asset.