Postdoctoral Research Scholar - Ellerby Lab
Buck Institute - Novato, CA

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Postdoctoral Research Scholar

The Buck Institute, a non-profit research institute dedicated to the study of the basic mechanisms of the aging process and of age-associated diseases, such as neurodegenerative diseases and cancer, has immediate openings to study Huntington’s disease in Dr. Lisa Ellerby’s lab. Requires a Ph.D. in neuroscience or biochemistry. The applicant should have a strong interest in stem cells, mechanistic and therapeutic studies of neurodegeneration in Huntington’s disease. Experience in mouse transgenic models and knockout mice is helpful.

The Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato is located 20 miles north of San Francisco & Berkeley. The Buck Institute is the only independent institute in the U.S. devoted solely to research on aging and age-related diseases. Our mission is to increase the healthspan, the healthy years of life. Awarded a federal grant to establish interdisciplinary research in a new field called Geroscience, Buck scientists work in a unique, collaborative environment that allows scientists to initiate studies quickly and respond to new opportunities in fields such as stem cell research and regenerative medicine.

To be considered please submit your application, cover letter with a short statement of interests, CV and 3 references to this posting.

For additional information you may contact Dr. Lisa Ellerby, Associate Professor at Buck Institute for Research on Aging at