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An NIH funded opening for aPostdoctoralAssociate is available immediately at Duke University, Durham, NC.This successful candidate will investigate gene therapy with AAV vectors forglycogen st orage disease type III using human cellular and animal diseasemodels. Th e applicant must have a PhD or equivalent in a life science-relateddisci pline, with a strong laboratory research background and publicationrecor d. Experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, and preclinical animal studies is required; experience in relevant scientific areas including v iralvectors, in vivo gene transfer, immunology, and histology is preferr ed. Abilityto work independently, and strong writing, verbal and interpe rsonal skills arerequired.
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