Postdoctoral Fellowship: Herpesvirus Pathogen Host Interactions

Mayo Clinic

  • Post Doctoral Position - Academic
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

The lab of Dr. Kareem Mohni in the Department of Molecular Medicine is seeking a postdoctoral fellow. The focus of the Mohni lab is to understand the molecular basis of virus-host interactions to determine the host factors involved in Herpesvirus DNA replication and restriction. The project will involve molecular biology, cell biology, tissue culture, and biochemical approaches. The candidate will be expected to lead their own individual projects as well as contributing to collaborative research efforts. Experience working with viruses or DNA replication/repair is helpful but not required. More information on Dr. Mohni’s research can be found at .

A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term Scholars, Research Scholars, Professors, Specialists, and Student Interns sponsored by Mayo Clinic.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Mohni at

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Education Requirement:
Rochester Campus
Molecular Medicine
200 First St SW
200 First St SW
Rochester , MN 55905
Kareem Mohni, PhD