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Full/Part Time: Full Time
Department: 021 - Metabolism Institute
Requisition Number: PD14-1661596
Mount Sinai School of Medicine's Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to work in the laboratory of Dr. Christoph Buettner. Currently Dr. Buettner's laboratory focuses on studying brain control of metabolism using complex physiological study techniques such as euglycemic clamp techniques and stereotactic infusions to assess whole body glucose and lipid homeostasis and inflammation. The laboratory is also interested in identifying the role of hypothalamic control of hepatic lipid and glucose metabolism and to dissect the role that parenchymal and non parenchymal cells play in the control. To read more about this laboratory visit http://www.mssm.edu/research/labs/buettner-laboratory/about-us
Applicants should have a Ph.D. and or MD in neuroscience or physiology, be highly motivated, very productive and dedicated to a research career. The ideal candidate will have experience in metabolic phenotyping, signaling, animal surgery and experience with brain injections of recombinant viruses and/or hepatic cell isolation. This position is ideal for a recent PhD graduate who now wants to broaden his scope and embark on a successful academic career.
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