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Title Postdoctoral Fellow - Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and
Engineering (Human Genomics)
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Surgery - Plastics
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
This is a grant funded opportunity with a specific focus on DNA methylation,
histone modification and ATAC sequencing working with the Indiana Center for
Regenerative Medicine and Engineering.
The Laboratory of Dr. Chandan K Sen in Department of Surgery and the Indiana
Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering at Indiana University School
of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on
projects studying human wound genetics / epigenetics. The laboratory focuses
on discovering novel molecules and mechanisms in skin/wound biology and has a
desire to partner with physicians in translational medicine in order to
accelerate the transition of treatments from bench to bedside.
To learn more about the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and
Engineering please follow this link:https: // medicine.iu.edu/research/centers-
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• Must have a doctoral degree (PhD) in biochemistry, biology, biotechnology
or related fields
• Specific experience with the study of genetics/epigenetics methodology is
• Evidence of publication history in DNA methylation, histone modification,
ATAC sequencing or ChIP sequencing field is desired.
• Must be willing to work with animals and human subjects
• Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Must be able to work independently or with very limited supervision.
• Must be able to multitask and show interest in contributing to several
projects ongoing in the lab.
Doctorate or Terminal Degree required
Department Contact for Questions
Please contact Shelly Moore for questions about the process:
Shelly Moore, HR Business Partner
Dean's Office/Department of Surgery
For specific questions about the opportunity or the work, NOT about the
process, please contact, via email only:
Associate Director of Administration
Brent D. Toto, MHA
A desire to learn new techniques, write manuscripts/reports/protocols, present
data at meetings and conferences, train and mentor students
Screening of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain
open until filled. Only selected applicants will be contacted for interview.
Please submit cover letter (with a brief description of your research
experiences, one page maximum), Curriculum Vitae (including list of
publications) and at least two reference contacts.
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM011292016
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