Dr. Lbachir BenMohamed is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Immunology at the Department of Ophthalmology.
The project will focus on herpes immunology, T cell epitope mapping, the assessment and development of a variety of immunological assays systems aimed at optimizing the induction of CD4 and CD8 T cell responses in animal models (HLA transgenic mice, HLA transgenic guinea pigs and HLA transgenic Rabbits) and in humans. These include-epitopes based vaccine using lipopeptides and prime-boost strategies using lipopeptide/Adenoviruses.
There will be ample learning opportunities including how to write manuscript and grants, interaction with other immunology and vaccinology groups at the Institute for Immunology.
Requirements – The candidate must possess a Ph.D., or M.D. / Ph.D. with and expertise in the field of Immunology. Experience in Cellular and molecular Immunology (FACS, cell sorting, Luminex, confocal microscopy, T cell assays etc…) Virology (virus infection in vitro and in vivo, virus titration etc..) and familiarity with animal models (mice, guinea pigs and rabbits) would be advantageous.
Application Procedure – To apply, please send your CV and contact information for three references to:
Lbachir BenMohamed, Ph.D.
Associate Professor/ Director
Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Immunology
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