Senior Research Associate - Virology Wan SystemsBio Lab

(Ref#: Job ID 39489 )

University of Missouri-Columbia

Categories:
  • Research Scientist
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time
Description:

A research associate position in virology is available at the Influenza Systems Biology Laboratory, University of Missouri (MU) (http://sysbio.missouri.edu). The Wan lab research focuses on emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, especially influenza and SARS-CoV-2 viruses, by developing and applying integrated based approaches that combining laboratory, clinical and computational methods. The focuses of current research projects: 1) to study molecular mechanisms of virus transmission, pathogenesis, and immunological responses for influenza and SARS-CoV-2 viruses; 2) to develop and apply novel methods for influenza vaccine strain selection; 3) to study the impacts of repeated vaccination and/or infections on vaccine effectiveness; and/or 4) to develop novel vaccines and antiviral therapy for influenza and SARS-CoV-2 viruses.  The lab is physically located at Bond Life Science Center (https://bondlsc.missouri.edu) and has accesses to regional BSL3/ABSL-3 containment laboratory at Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research (https://rbl.missouri.edu).



Education Requirement:
At least a master's degree in Virology, Microbiology, Veterinary Medicine, Biological Sciences, or related field by the time of appointment.
Salary:
Salary commensurate with experience
Location:
Bond Life Science Center
School of Medicine
1201 Rollins St.
471D Bond Life Science Center
Columbia , MO 65211
US
Contact:
Xiu-Feng (Henry) Wan, MS, DVM, P