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Postdoctoral: Oral Microbiome Research

Posted on Aug 8, 2022 by Temple University

Philadelphia, PA 19140
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The Oral Microbiome Research Laboratory at Temple University ( is searching for an outstanding postdoctoral fellow to conduct research in the field of Oral Microbiome. Dr. Al-hebshi, the lab s co-director, areas of interest include: deciphering the role of the oral microbiome in disease particularly oral cancer; developing tools to discover microbiome modulators; and exploring the anticancer and immune-modulating properties of oral bacterial commensals. The appointed postdoc will have the opportunity to work as part of an interdisciplinary research team and interact with a large network of national and international collaborators. The candidate should have a doctorate or equivalent degree in a related field within the last 3 years and at least three high-quality publications as first author. The following experience is required: - Microbiological techniques, including working with aerobic and anaerobic bacteria and biofilm/microbiome models. - Molecular techniques including preparation of amplicon and shotgun libraries for next generation sequencing. - Cell culture techniques - Bioinformatic analysis of microbiome data (including use of mothur, QIIME, HUMAnN and relevant R packages). - Working with animals (periodontitis and cancer models) Please send email applications to Sean Patton at . Please do not forget to mention Bio Careers when applying.

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