Post Doctoral Fellow – Guo Xue Project, Kobilka Institute of Innovative Drug Discovery (Ref.PR2024/026/01)

March 13, 2024

Job Description


About PI:

Dr. Guo is an Assistant Professor of the School of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen). She is also a principal investigator (PI) at the Kobilka Institute of Innovative Drug Discovery. Dr. Guo obtained her B.S. degree from Wuhan University and Ph.D. degree from Fudan University. During her post-doctoral training at Stanford University, she focused on a rare inherited disease, cystinosis, and received over $50k research fellowship from the Cystinosis Research Foundation. Dr Guo’s research interest centers on how disease-related proteins support normal physiology and how their malfunctions cause diseases. She approaches fundamental biological questions through a range of approaches from cell biology, biochemistry, structural biology and biophysics. Her first-authored papers have been published in Cell, Nature, and Nature Communications. Dr. Guo joined CUHK-Shenzhen in May, 2023. Her group is seeking highly motivated students and postdocs to study the interplay among membrane transport, signal transduction and human diseases.

 

Job description:

1. Work independently on research project. Duties include experimental design, data analysis, manuscript preparation, and presentation at conferences;

2. Contributes as needed to the mentorship of laboratory personnel and students;

3. Assist PI with research-related activities.

 

Qualification:

1. A Ph.D. degree. Expertise in biochemistry, cell biology, and biophysics is preferred;

2. A publication record with the first or co-first authorship;

3. The ability to write and communicate in English;

4. Good communication skills and be comfortable working independently and collaboratively.

 

Application instruction:

Please send your CV, a personal statement, and a list of two references to guoxue@cuhk.edu.cn.

 


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