An NIH-funded Postdoctoral Fellow position is available at the Department of Ophthalmology (Iomini Lab) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City to participate in and extend ongoing project aimed to identify basic mechanisms underlying diseases and conditions of the anterior segment of the mammalian eye. We specifically focus in understanding signal transduction pathways mediated by the primary cilium in eye development using mouse genetics approach in combination with advance microscopy, genomic technology and biochemistry.

Interested candidates must have a PhD or equivalent and should have a strong record of accomplishment and experience in at least one of the following:

  1. mouse embryology and molecular genetics
  2. cellular, developmental, or molecular biology
  3. Confocal Microscopy

Experience with microarray and RNA-seq is desirable but not essential. Applicant must be highly motivated and fluent in English, collegial and able to work independently, with at least one recent first author publication in a reputed international journal. Salary support based on research experience and accomplishments. Please send a brief cover letter detailing your past research accomplishments and future research goals, current CV (with bibliography), and contact information for 3 references, by email, to Dr. Carlo Iomini (carlo.iomini@mssm.edu).

Selected publications:
Grisant et al. (2016) Development (in press)
Balmer S. et al. (2015) Dev Cell 34(6):705-18.
Luo N. et al. (2014) PNAS 111(35):12871-6.
Blitzer et al. (2011) PNAS 108(7): 2819-24.