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Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies

Prospective Postdoctoral Fellows

1.  Postdoctoral positions are now available from a National Institute on Aging Training Grant to work with one of some 25 participating faculty.  Contact Nicolas Musi, MD for information. A list of participating faculty with links to their contact information and individual Web pages may be found in the far right column. For more information regarding application requirements for this postdoctoral fellowship, link here: NIA Biology of Aging Training Grant.

Appointments are designated as security sensitive positions;
U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Required.

2. A postdoctoral  fellow position is available to start immediately in the laboratory of
Yuji Ikeno, M.D., Ph.D. at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies at the Texas Research Park Campus of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Ikeno's laboratory is studying the effects of oxidative stress on aging and age-related pathology, using unique animal models that overexpress or downregulate antioxidant enzymes, including thioredoxin and Cu/Zn SOD. Research projects include: (1) redox sensitive signaling with mice that overexpress thioredoxin 1 or 2; and (2) obesity/inflammation/oxidative damage/insulin signaling with Cu/ZnSOD transgenic rats or mice fed a high-fat diet; (3) anti-tumor actions of caloric restriction.

Experience in standard techniques of molecular and cellular biology is required. A strong research background in the area of oxidative stress and signaling is appreciated.

Please use the link provided to contact Dr. Ikeno for more information.


All postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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