Postdoc Jobs at URMC

This page lists some of the postdoctoral positions currently available at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. This list is not comprehensive as many principal investigators advertise available postdoctoral positions in scholarly publications and on the internet. Additionally, many principal investigators do not advertise their postdoctoral positions, preferring to meet with potential postdocs at professional meetings or in response to presentations. If the PI you want to work with isn't listed here, please contact her/him directly. You may search for faculty by department.

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08/26/14 Pharmacology and Physiology

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the laboratory of Dr. Alan V. Smrcka to
study the roles of G protein coupled receptor (GPCR) signaling in cardiac disease,
inflammatory disease or cancer. The ideal candidate has a background in
biochemistry or cell biology, an expertise in any of the following areas: Protein
chemistry/purification, molecular biology or cellular imaging, and at least one first
author publication in a good quality journal.

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07/10/14 Ophthalmology / Flaum Eye Institute One postdoctoral position is open immediately in a highly translational laboratory that studies scarring in the cornea, lacrimal gland and the orbit of the eye.

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07/09/14 Pediatrics Postdoctoral fellow positions are available immediately to investigate how the oxygen environment at birth influences stem cells controlling lung development and regeneration.

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06/27/14 Center for Translational Neuromedicine

A postdoctoral position is available to examine biological mechanisms of local peripheral pain relief by traditional acupuncture, as well as by a manipulation of local purinergic signaling, with the long-term goal of developing a new therapeutic strategy to fight chronic pain.

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06/26/14 Allergy Immunology & Rheumatology A postdoctoral position is available to examine mucosal and developmental immunology with the long term goal of developing strategies to prevent allergic and autoimmune disease. The research project will focus on the role of B cells and the microbiome.

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06/25/14 Biostatistics and Computational Biology Beginning September 1, 2014 a postdoctoral position will be available in the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology under the supervision of Dr. Matthew McCall. The postdoctoral fellow will work as part of a collaborative team of Biostatisticians
and Biomedical Geneticists seeking to understand the complex regulatory networks that govern cellular function.

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06/25/14 Microbiology and Immunology, Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology  A one-year fellowship within the Rochester Human Immunology Center’s laboratory is available. The primary research goals are to develop and qualify new multiplexed immunological techniques for the evaluation of responses to vaccines.

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06/19/14 Biomedical Genetics

A position is available immediately with potential for 5 years of support. The research direction will focus on how diverse longevity signals are integrated to regulate the expression of transcriptional and metabolic programs that ultimately determine the progression of aging in C. elegans.

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06/18/14 Pediatrics and

Center for Neural Development and Disease

The available postdoctoral fellowship is in connection with a project aimed at understanding the pathways through which downstream targets of N-Myc and Alk proteins influence neuroblastoma growth and resistance to chemotherapy.

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06/04/14

Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute

NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available to study the molecular events associated with extracellular matrix remodeling as it relates to tissue repair, fibrosis, and vascular remodeling.

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05/20/14 Microbiology and Immunology Two positions are available immediately for outstanding candidates in the broad
area of cell biology and immunology. Our NIH-funded projects study dynamic T
cell migrations during immune reactions in live cells or animals using state-of-theart
optic microscopy systems including multiphoton intravital microscopy.

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04/25/14 Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute A postdoctoral fellowship is available immediately. Research focuses on identifying novel molecular regulators for cardiovascular diseases such as vascular restenosis, atherosclerosis, aortic aneurysm, cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure.

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3/14/14 Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute A NIH-funded post-doctoral position is available in a productive and growing cardiovascular research laboratory. Ongoing studies focus on the molecular mechanisms of the immune response in hypertension and vascular remodeling.

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2/26/14 James P. Wilmot Cancer Center

A postdoctoral position is open in a translational research laboratory that studies the role of leukemic stem cells and their microenvironment in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, AML, and Myelodysplastic Syndromes, MDS.

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2/20/14 Biomedical Genetics Two postdoctoral fellowship positions are available to study Morphogenetic Signaling Pathways in Development and Disease. Projects focus on molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying development of lineage-specific stem/progenitor cells, tissue repair and regeneration, stem cell niches/microenvironment, and stem cell-based therapies.

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2/18/14 Urology & Pathology Laboratory Medicine The lab studies the roles of cancer exosomes and vitamin D signaling in urological cancers. A highly motivated Ph.D. with experience in molecular biology and mouse handling is especially encouraged to apply.

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1/24/14 Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute A NIH-funded post-doctoral position is available in a productive and growing cardiovascular research laboratory. Ongoing studies focus on the molecular mechanisms of the immune response in hypertension.

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1/8/14 Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute

Postdoctoral position available to examine the molecular mechanisms regulating normal development and pathological remodeling of the heart, focusing on the origin and function of the cardiac fibroblast.

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1/8/14 Surgery The Department of Surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is seeking to recruit a post-doctoral fellow for the Surgical Health Outcomes and Research Enterprise (SHORE). Successful candidates are expected to make significant contributions to scholarship in the field of surgical outcomes research, assist with grant preparation, and expand SHORE’s research portfolio.
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12/06/13 Microbiology and Immunology A postdoctoral position in computational immunology is available at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The postdoctoral fellow will work with a vibrant group of biostatisticians and immunologists. As part of our research, we develop and apply innovative computational tools and modeling techniques to generate testable hypotheses and reveal fundamental principles about immune regulatory network.

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9/26/13 Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute

Research opportunities are available to study the molecular mechanisms of cardiac potassium channel membrane trafficking regulation in cardiomyocytes and in heart failure mouse models.

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9/3/13

Christopher Ritchlin, MD, MPH

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Allergy Immunology & Rheumatology A postdoctoral position to examine the function of proteins involved in bone erosion and metabolism in vitro and in vivo. The research project will focus on the regulation of several important proteins involved in cell-to-cell fusion during osteoclastogenesis.
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9/3/13

Harold C. Smith, PhD

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Biochemistry and Biophysics A postdoctoral position to study the role of cellular defense systems such as APOBEC3G and Activation Induced Deaminase in suppressing viral infectivity, regulating immune response and/or contributing to genomic mutagenic activity.
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6/19/13

Martin S. Zand, MD, PhD

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Nephrology

Postdoctoral position available to work on B cell responses to vaccines in normal and immunosuppressed subjects.

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5/1/13

Patricia Sime, MD, FRCP

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Pulmonary Medicine

One or two NIH-funded postdoctoral positions are available immediately in Pulmonary Medicine -Lung Biology and Disease Program to investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms of pulmonary and ocular fibrosis and utilize both in vitro primary human cell systems and preclinical models.

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4/26/13

David Oakes, PhD

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Biostatistics and Computational Biology

Postdoctoral positions to receive training in advanced biostatistical theory and methods, work on epidemiologic and laboratory studies related to environmental health and pursue methodologic research.

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4/12/13

Joe V. Chakkalakal, PhD

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Department of Orthopaedics

Postdoctoral positions available studying pathways and genes that influence skeletal muscle regeneration, growth and maintenance. Various projects are available, including studies of skeletal muscle fiber and resident stem cell fate decisions in the aforementioned contexts.

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2/11/13

Stephen R. Hammes, MD, PhD

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Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Postdoctoral position to study androgen production and signaling in the ovary and prostate. The translational focus is on diseases of androgen excess such as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), as well as androgen-dependent tumors such as prostate cancer.

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