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Post-doctoral position
University de São Paulo

Date Posted May 2, 2018
Title Post-doctoral position
University University de São Paulo
Department Department of Physiology
Application Deadline Jun. 1, 2018
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2018

  • May 2, 2018
  • Post-doctoral position
  • Department of Physiology
  • University de São Paulo
    Sao Paulo
  • Jun. 1, 2018
  • Jul. 1, 2018
  • Post-Doc
  • Physiology/Human Physiology
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The laboratory of Molecular Physiology and Metabolism from the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil invites applications for one post-doctoral research position in molecular metabolism.

This two-years position is a part of project that aims to investigate the involvement of the nutrient and growth factor sensor mTOR in obesity and associated hepatic diseases (steatosis, steatopatite and carcinoma). This post-doctoral project aims to develop mass spectrometry assays for the identification of lipids, oxylipids and proteins modified by lipids in the liver of mouse models of obesity and hepatic diseases.

Applicants must have a PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology or related disciplines and attested experience in mass spectrometry and mouse models of obesity and related diseases. Experience with culture of hepatocytes, flow cytometry, qPCR, western blot and cre-lox system is a plus. The most successful applicants will also have demonstrated ability for independent high-quality research and desire to mentor undergraduate research students.

All applications received by June 01, 2018 will receive full consideration. Interested applicants may send their curriculum vitae and two letters of reference to Dr. William Festuccia (

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  • Dr William Festuccia
    Department of Physiology
    University De São Paulo
    Sao Paulo
  • +55 11 26488238


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