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About: mhalter

Dr. Michael Halter is a Physical Scientist at the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), a measurement standards laboratory within the U.S. Department of Commerce. He works in the Cell Systems Science group developing advanced methods to quantify biological cells. Part of his research is advancing cellular measurement technology, especially microscopic imaging of live pluripotent stem cells. A critical aspect of his live cell imaging work focuses on mathematical modeling of dynamical processes of cells to develop predictive models. He has also developed methods and standards to quality control fluorescence microscope performance to facilitate reproducible imaging. He is also a past Scholar of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry (ISAC) where he serves on the committee to promote cytometry education. Michael has been at NIST since 2006, when he was awarded a prestigious NIST/NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, and in 2008, became a staff scientist. Prior to working at NIST, Michael received his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Washington at Seattle.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities to Study Gene Regulatory Dynamics in induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs)

Posted by on November 16th, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (N.I.S.T.) is recruiting recent PhD’s. The laboratory is located near Washington, DC. Our research program focuses on characterizing the dynamics of gene regulatory networks in human iPSCs and in developing quantitative models that describe the pluripotency landscape. Possible start dates: 6/2021 – 12/2021   We invite interested candidates to[…]