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Microbial Genetics and GenomicsPosted by: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Posted date: 2020-Feb-17
Our laboratory utilizes experimental and computational biology to explore human-associated microbiota (bacteria, fungi, virus) that contribute to health and disease. We have two areas of focus, exploring the skin microbiome and hospital outbreaks of multi-drug resistant organisms. We analyze shotgun metagenomics datasets from human clinical studies to generate hypotheses about microbial colonization or infection. Models are tested in vitro and in animal models. See papers from the laboratory including Johnson, New England Journal of Medicine 2018; Tirosh, Nature Medicine 2018; Byrd, Science Translational Medicine 2017; Oh Cell 2016; Conlan Science Translational Medicine 2014; Oh Nature 2014.
Postdoctoral fellows are fully-integrated into basic-translational research with a range of collaborators in infectious disease, clinical microbiology, hospital epidemiology and dermatology. NHGRI has excellent training opportunities to interact with other laboratories and core facilities, including NIH sequencing center, bioinformatics, mouse transgenesis. As well, we are actively engaged in natural history patient studies at the research-based NIH Clinical Center.Qualifications:
Seeking applicant with interest in microbial genomics, models of infection, bacterial genetics, computational biology or bioinformatics. Background in genetic or genomic analysis, microbiology or statistics useful.
Candidates must have a PhD or an MD degree awarded within the past 5 years.To Apply:
Motivated candidates who wish to join a group of enthusiastic scientists are requested to send by mail or e-mail: CV, a brief statement of research interests and the names of three references to
Julie Segre, Ph.D.
For web information see: https://www.genome.gov/staff/Julie-Segre-PhD
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