Postdoctoral Fellowships in Immunology
craig-morita at uiowa.edu
Thu May 31 19:43:48 EST 2001
POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS available to study prenyl pyrophosphate antigens
(Nature 375:155, Immunity 3:495, Immunity 14:331) and CD1-lipid antigens
(Nature 360:593, JEM 191:937) for human gd T cells and chemotaxis and
adhesion of gd T cells.
Areas of study include studies on the cellular and molecular basis for
phosphoantigen and CD1 recognition by gd T cells, identification of a novel
phosphoantigen presenting protein, purification and identification of
phosphoantigens and lipid antigens from bacteria, parasites, or tumors,
identification of novel enzymes that synthesize phosphoantigens, and studies
on the unique chemotaxis and adhesion of gd T cells.
More information is available at:
Applicants need a research background in immunology, chemotaxis,
biochemistry, microbiology, natural products/organic chemistry, or molecular
The lab is located in a state of the art research facility with new
equipment and an excellent educational environment. We have weekly lab and
interlab and a journal club. The University of Iowa is one of the top
public medical schools (#9 in NIH funding, #29 overall in the country) and
hospitals in the US. Its Rheumatology division is ranked #30 in the nation.
Besides the good academic environment, Iowa City has a very good living
environment with college activities, a new mall, good recreation centers,
good public schools, and an extremely low crime rate. Housing is very
affordable. The cost of living is low.
E-mail CV and E-mail addresses of three references to: Craig T. Morita,
M.D., Ph.D., Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine,
University of Iowa, EMRB 340F, Iowa City, IA 52242. FAX: 319-335-7607;
E-Mail: Craig-Morita at uiowa.edu
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