the contribution of T cells and innate immune cells in inducing and propagating neuroinflammation;
the function of transcription factors in shaping the magnitude and quality of T cell responses during antigenic challenge;
regulatory mechanisms that constrain inflammation in the central nervous system.
A postdoctoral research position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Vanja Lazarevic at The Experimental Immunology Branch, The National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. Our lab is interested in transcriptional and functional analysis of CD4+ T helper responses in autoimmunity with special emphasis on multiple sclerosis. We are actively pursuing the following areas of research:
Please see the laboratory publications for additional information: https://ccr.cancer.gov/Experimental-Immunology-Branch/vanja-lazarevic
We are seeking self-motivated and enthusiastic candidates with a Ph.D, M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. with expertise in immunology, molecular biology and biochemistry. Proficiency in animal work is a plus. The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for three references to lazarevicvmail.nih.gov
This position is subject to a background investigation. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.