Postdoctoral Associate - RNA Splicing

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7137408 (Ref:15232-en_US)

Posted: April 1, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Kommagani laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Associate. The selected candidate will involve a multi-disciplinary research team to focus on RNA splicing. The specific goals to utilize genomics, biochemical assays and mouse genetics to study the  alternative splicing dysregulation and pathogenesis. Candidates with a strong background in RNA biology, animal models, and molecular biology are encouraged to apply. 

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts research experiments related to RNA biology.
  • Collects, analyzes, and documents experiment results.
  • Performs different cell and molecular biology studies using mice and primary cells.
  • Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigator.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarize information for ongoing projects.
  • Works with other groups as part of collaborations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in life sciences obtained within the last 2 years.
  • Experience in cell and molecular biology area with an emphasis on transcription.
  • Self-motivated, committed and creative.
  • Understanding of gene transcription and RNA maturation is highly preferred.
  • Expertise in Biochemical assays and cell-based assays are plus.
  • Excellent written communication and verbal skills.



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Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7137408 (Ref:15232-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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