The Gupta lab is opening this summer in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Yale Liver Center. The lab’s research centers around understanding diseases of the liver’s bile ducts. The lab is seeking motivated, recent college graduates who would like to obtain advanced training in basic science research and to advance their career in medicine. This is a full-time, paid position with insurance benefits, available for start on or about August 1, 2021.
1. Training- The laboratory uses mouse genetics, next generation sequencing, imaging, and patient samples to understand crosstalk between biliary epithelial cells and surrounding mesenchyme in health and disease. While in the lab you will help advance ongoing projects in the lab and acquire a number of research skills including, mouse colony maintenance and genetics, mouse surgical techniques, real time PCR, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, single-cell and bulk RNA sequencing. You will also acquire a set of investigative skills surrounding experimental design, data acquisition, data analysis, and publication.
2. Mentoring- You will be mentored by Dr. Vikas Gupta during hands-on bench training, discussion of results, proper design of experiments, and manuscript preparation. Additionally, mentoring will be tailored depending upon your long-term career goals.
3. Education– A bachelor’s degree in the sciences is required (e.g. premed or life sciences/biology). While prior experience working in a research lab is preferred it is not required and training will be provided.
The position is for 1 year initially. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. If you are interested in this position, please send (1) your CV, (2) a brief description of any previous research experience and (3) an unofficial transcript to email@example.com.