Post-Doctoral Fellow Position
Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Education: Doctorate of Philosophy Required
Background (preferred): Immunology, Diabetes, Stem Cell Biology, Transplantation
Preferred Skills: flow cytometry, cytotoxicity assays, mixed lymphocyte culture and other immunological
assays, stem cell culture, humanized mice, transplantation procedure in rodents and rodent handling,
immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence microscopy
Duties: Design and execute studies related to the primary research focus and funded projects. The proposed
research examines the potential beneficial effects of genetic modifications of human pluripotent stem cell-
derived islet organoids and how these modifications and established cells lines might be cloaked from attack
by an allogeneic immune system, using both cell culture assays and after transplantation into humanized mice.
These studies seek to define what modifications may promote protection from destructive immune
mechanisms and support the concept that genome editing of stem cells for therapeutic benefit.
The following basic job description involves:
1. Study design
2. Data collection (behavioral and tissue/molecular)
3. Data analyses (behavioral, microscopy, bench work, statistical)
4. Prepare manuscripts
5. Write grants
6. Present findings at local and scientific meetings
7. Mentor students (undergraduate, graduate)
The Division of Transplantation and Odorico Lab (https://www.surgery.wisc.edu/research/researchers-
labs/odorico/) is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic post-doctoral fellow with excellent communication
Please email your Cover Letter and CV to the following:
Jon S. Odorico, MD, FACS, FAST
Wisconsin Institutes of Medical Research
UW Transplant Center
H4/756 Clinical Science Center
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792
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