Postdoctoral Research Associate - Center for Pediatric Neurological Disease Research

Job Location US-TN-Memphis
Center for Pediatric Neurological Disease Research
Faculty Member
Heather Mefford


The Mefford lab is seeking a postdoctoral fellow in translational neuroscience to study genomic and epigenomic causes of pediatric epilepsy and related disorders. Project opportunities include: integrated analysis of genome and transcriptome data to identify novel causes of pediatric epilepsy; investigating epigenetic causes of epilepsy; and functional studies of genetic epilepsies using patient-derived stem cell models. 

Minimum Experience

Candidates must have experience in genomic technologies and analysis approaches; programming experience is desirable. Candidates interested in pursuing functional studies should have a strong background in genetics, molecular biology and/or developmental biology.

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