Essential Functions: The successful applicant will work independently to perform research involving immunity and immunopathogenesis to herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1) infection in the mouse model. The successful applicant will perform these studies under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator. The lab is currently funded to study immune cell metabolism in herpes stromal keratitis lesions. Additionally, the lab is studying the role of neuropeptides in the establishment, maintenance and reactivation of latent HSV-1 infection. Individual will also work closely with other internal researchers in the lab. Additional duties as assigned. Other responsibilities include writing peer-reviewed manuscripts, project reports, and supervising students (undergraduate, graduate, & medical).
Qualifications: PhD is required. Previous experience in mouse handling is required.Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
Internal Number: 76_206497
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