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Post Doctoral Position in Bacterial Pathogenesis/Host-Pathogen Interactions

Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 

Postdoctoral Position available immediately to study the pathogenesis of airway disease in Bordetella pertussis infection. Areas of focus include the role of bacterial infection and pertussis toxin activity in modulating immune and inflammatory responses, upregulation of host factors contributing to airway pathology, and exacerbation of secondary respiratory infections, using both mouse and in vitro models. Prior experience working with mice, and training in molecular/cell biology and microbiology/immunology are required. The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree and be highly motivated towards scientific research. Applicants should send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and contact information for three references to:

Nicholas Carbonetti, PhD
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
685 W. Baltimore St./HSF-I 380
Baltimore, MD 21201