Postdoctoral Research Associate positions available to study complex virus-host interactions in the laboratory of Dr. Felicia Goodrum. Our dynamic and collaborative group is interested in virus-host interactions important to controlling viral replication and latency. Recent focus has been in areas of cytomegalovirus biology, including virus control of host signaling, host membrane/protein trafficking as it relates to cargo sorting and multivesicular body biogenesis, host and viral control of gene expression for latency and reactivation, virus-host interactions important to latency and reactivation from latency. We use a broad array of approaches in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry. Applicants should have proficiency in molecular and cellular biology and protein biochemistry. For more information on the lab, please visit http://immunobiology.arizona.edu/research/goodrum-lab. Experience in studies of viruses is desirable. Send curriculum vitae, a brief description of research experience, and the names of three references to:
The lab is located within the state-of-the-art BIO5 Institute at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Goodrum is a member for the Department of Immunobiology.
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