The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology seeks a postdoctoral scholar to participate in the research conducted by Leslie Myatt, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.The department will provide financial resources and mentorship for the appointee to gain research experience and participate in career development activities.The research will focus on studying substrate specificity, metabolic flexibility and oxidative stress in relation to mitochondrial respiration in human trophoblast cells in the setting of maternal obesity and gestational diabetes. The appointed individual will be expected to apply for an independent research fellowship.
OHSU is a teaching facility andthis position may be expected to teach medical students, residents, fellows and faculty in the research environment. Administrative and other duties may be assigned based on department needs and to further career development.
Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Physiology, Biological Sciences or related discipline
Experience in cell culture
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