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Postdoc in Human and Primate Evolutionary Genetics

Posted by , on 10 May 2022

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA

Closing Date: 2 August 2022

Postdoc: University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Philadelphia USA, The Kamberov lab is recruiting to fill a postdoc position investigating the genetic changes and developmental mechanisms that made humans the “naked” ape, which is a key thermoregulatory adaptation of our species, and differentiates us from all other primates. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in biology or related field.  Applicants with a background in developmental biology, mouse genetics, evolutionary genomics, and expertise in working with large-scale transcriptomic data are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send a letter detailing your interest in the position and a CV to Yana Kamberov (

Closing Date: 2 August 2022

Scientific fields: Cell fate control and differentiation, Development and disease, Chromatin and epigenetics, Evo-devo and eco-evo-devo, Gene regulation

Model systems: Human, Mouse, Cell culture, Organoid, Other vertebrate

Duration: Fixed term

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