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Postdoctoral Researcher

Employer: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Posted: June 17, 2014
Expires: July 31, 2014
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A postdoctoral position is available immediately at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Our laboratory is utilizing state-of-the-art technologies including mouse genetics, in vitro ES cell differentiation, functional genomics, and cardiac electrophysiology to understand the roles of transcription factors and epigenetic regulators in regulating heart development and in cardiovascular pathogenesis. Please see our publications for further information: Cell 129:303-17 (2007); Trends Biochem Sci. 32:189-97 (2007); Nature 436:214-220 (2005). "Multifaceted roles of miR-1s in repressing the fetal gene program in the heart" in Cell Research (2014), "Inducible gene deletion in the entire cardiac conduction system using Hcn4-CreERT2 BAC transgenic mice" in Genesis (2014). Several other exciting papers will be coming out soon. Recently we have made very exciting progress on understanding the development and function of the cardiac conduction system and heart disease, so we want to have new talented postdocs to join our team to move those promising projects forward faster.

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is among the top 20 medical schools. Our lab is in the Mindich Child Health and Development Institute (MCHDI), which is in the brand new Center for Science & Medicine building ( As a postdoctoral member, you will have various opportunities to scientifically interact with faculty members in human genetics, cardiac electrophysiology, adult cardiology, systems biology, and developmental biology. Mount Sinai provides exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal, and professional growth. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City. Postdoctoral fellows will be eligible for subsidized school housing near the medical center.

The candidate should be a recent PhD graduate with a strong publication record. He/she should be highly self-motivated, energetic, and work efficiently. Our lab has friendly atmosphere where we encourage insightful discussions and sharing knowledge. Our lab is an ideal place for those who want to pursue an independent career in science.

Interested and qualified candidates please send curriculum vitae and the contact information (names, address, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses) of three references to

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