Postdoctoral fellowship in B cell Immunology

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Postdoctoral fellowship in B cell Immunology FDA/Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research Office of Vaccines Research and Review Division of Bacterial Parasitic and Allergenic Products Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides Bethesda, MD A postdoctoral position is available for a highly motivated candidate to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in the expression of BAFF system molecules. (ref. J. Immunol. 2008 Jul 15;181(2):976-90 and Eur. J Immunol. 2007 Jul;37(7):1785-95). Qualifications: Knowledge of molecular biology (i.e. cloning, expression, and purification of proteins) and cellular immunology (i.e. flow cytometry, ELISPOT, immunofluorescence microscopy) techniques as well as experience in handling mice is essential. Strong communication skills and the ability to design well-controlled experiments are required. FDA/CBER's Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides is located at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland and offers an excellent environment for professional development. Salary Range: Candidates who hold a PhD or MD degree will be offered competitive salary depending on their experience. How to Apply: Please submit curriculum vitae, names and contact information of references, along with a cover letter describing your carrier goals by February 1, 2008 to: Mustafa Akkoyunlu MD PhD FDA/CBER, Division of Bacterial Parasitic and Allergenic Products, Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, Building 29, Room 127, 29 Lincoln Drive, HFM-428, Bethesda, MD 20892 Telephone: 301-402-7198 Email: