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Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location/Affiliates: The Mount Sinai Hospital
Department: 859 - Psychiatry
Requisition Number: PD14-1622662
This Joseph Sagol Neuroscience Center/MSSM postdoctoral trainee will work on non-patent contact molecular biological studies of the aging human brain. The main project will involve the investigation of epigenetic changes in mRNA derived from postmortem brain tissue specimen from the brains of persons suffering from Alzheimer's disease / dementia and controls.
Perform postmortem human brain tissue experiments to explore the role(s) of epigenetic mechanisms associated with mRNA regulation in healthy aging and dementia
Performs other related duties
3-4 years of experience with neurobiological studies
Basic skills with MS-Office & statistical packages
Excellent communication (oral & written) skills
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