One Research Specialist B or Research Fellow position is available immediately in a bone biology and stem cell biology lab in University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia. We are seeking self-motivated research scientists to study the role and mechanism of novel or known genes in bone-related signal pathways and understanding how these genes regulate craniofacial and bone development and bone diseases by using gene conditional knockout technology. We are also working on gene therapy and stem cell mediated periodontal and craniofacial bone regeneration. The successful candidates will have an excellent opportunity to work on very interesting research projects regarding aging skeleton, bone disease models and primary cilia projects and to be well trained and further develop their research careers.
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class ...of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.