Postdoctoral Associate in Synthetic Biology, Genome Engineering and DNA repair
Columbia University New York, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
United States


Summary Description

The Lab of Dr. Chavez in the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology at the Columbia University Medical Center is currently seeking a postdoctoral research scientist interested in helping lead a project developing a new generation of CRISPR activator and repressors, focusing on potency, specificity and immunogenicity. The candidate will employ a variety of techniques ranging from next generation sequencing, combinatorial library assembly and computational protein design to achieve their project goals. The postdoctoral scientist will also be given opportunities to mentor other members of the lab who are both directly and indirectly involved in the project, thus helping increase the pace of research discovery for their own work, while also providing the candidate with valuable project management and mentoring opportunities.



Minimum Degree Required

PhD / MD



Minimum Qualifications

General knowledge of molecular biology and cell biology. Knowledge of advanced cloning methods [Gibson, Golden Gate, Gateway], library design and screening along with familiarity with the field of synthetic biology.



Preferred Qualifications

CRISPR/Cas9 are ideal but not required.



EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.


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