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Postdoctoral fellow in redox stress

Posted by: Instituto de Química, Universidade de são Paulo

Posted date: Apr-29-2019

Location: São Paulo/SP/Brazil

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; color: red;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">A post-doctoral position is open in the</span> </span><span lang="EN" style="font-size: 10pt;">Research Center on Redox Processes in Biomedicine, one of the Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (CEPIDs) funded by FAPESP</span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;">in the Chemistry Institute,  University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. We are seeking a highly motivated young PhD with knowledge in the field of chemistry, biochemistry and redox processes.  A competence in mass spectrometry is also desirable. </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"><span lang="EN" style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;">The objective of the project “</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: "Times New Roman", serif;">DNA-aldehyde adducts as biomarker of air pollution exposure</span><span lang="EN" style="font-size: 10pt;">”  </span><span lang="EN" style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;">is to investigate the mechanisms of modifications in DNA promoted by endogenous reactive aldehydes in humans and rats exposed to urban air pollution. Proposing strategies to prevent such modifications is also the goal of the project. Our laboratory established </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">high-resolution mass spectrometry tools for conducting sophisticated proteomics, DNA-adductomics, and lipidomics research with emphasis on discovering biomarkers of redox stress induced by air pollution.<br />
<span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 14.666666984558105px;">Interested applicants should email a cover letter with the description of research interests and experience, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three references (in pdf format) to mhgdmede(at)iq.usp.br</span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;"></span></p>
Job Title Postdoctoral fellow in redox stress
Post Details
Email mhgdmede(at)iq.usp.br
Employer's Website www2.iq.usp.br
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Chemistry
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location São Paulo/SP/Brazil
Key Words posdoc, redox stress, DNA damage
Start Date 07/01/2019
Deadline May-31-2019