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Post-doc fellowship opportunity
University of São Paulo

  • Sep. 11, 2017
  • Post-doc fellowship opportunity
  • Physiology and Biophysics
  • University of São Paulo
    São Paulo, São Paulo
  • Sep. 20, 2017
  • Nov. 10, 2017
  • Post-Doc
  • Physiology/Human Physiology
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The laboratory of Endocrine Physiology: Hormonal Regulation of gene expression of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, at the Institute of
Biomedical Science, University of São Paulo announces a post doctoral position supported by FAPESP (18 months) in Endocrine Physiology area, focused in the relationships between thyroid dysfunctions and diabetes mellitus. The post doctoral fellowship is linked to the Thematic Project which are coordinated by professor Maria Tereza Nunes, and is entitled "GENOMIC vs NONGENOMIC ACTIONS OF THYROID HORMONES: CHANGES OF PARADIGMS, PHYSIOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS AND THERAPEUTIC PERSPECTIVES".

The applicants must have a PhD degree in Healthy Sciences, with emphasis in diabetes mellitus and/or thyroid dysfunctions. The post doctoral fellow will perform a project that aims to evaluate the involvement of epigenetic mechanisms, mediated by miRNAs, in the relationship between thyroid hormone and glycemic homeostasis in diabetes mellitus and obesity experimental models. The candidate must have expertise in: strategies for production and evaluation of experimental models of diabetes mellitus, obesity and thyroid dysfunctions; methods for gene expression (mRNA, miRNA, proteins) and in silico analysis, miRNA validation, among other data analysis tools. The applicants must have autonomy, interest and motivation for the development of the project; and to have publications in specialized and good quality journals within the focus of the project and full dedication to research. The postdoc project will be developed in São Paulo city, São Paulo State, BR. The selection process will consist of Curriculum Vitae analysis.

Applications should be sent to (project coordinator), until September 20th, 2017, with the following information: a) updated curriculum vitae; B) two reference letters and c) a letter of interest.

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  • Maria Tereza Nunes
    Physiology and Biophysics
    University of São Paulo
    São Paulo, São Paulo
  • +55 11 3091 7465


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