Website Baylor College of Medicine

A post-doctoral fellow position is available in the Huffington Center on Aging in Baylor College of Medicine to study the role of immune cells and responses pertinent to neurodegeneration.

The focus of the immediate project is to elucidate mechanisms of neuroinflammation in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) utilizing various genetic mouse disease models and identify the key pathways and factors involved. Additional projects will investigate protective immune responses and age-related systemic alterations in AD pathogenesis. Successful applicant will have a Ph.D. or equivalent in immunology, neuroscience, pathology, or related disciplines. Motivated individuals with expertise in cell biology, biochemistry, immunological assays, and in vivo disease modeling are preferred. Previous experience with microscopy or molecular biology is a plus.

Baylor College of Medicine is a leading biomedical research institute located in the heart of Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, USA. The academic and collaborative environment is excellent.

Applicants should submit a cover letter with a statement of research interests, a CV, and a list of at least 3 references to Dr. Wei Cao, via email to [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to wei.cao@bcm.edu