Job ID: 63496

Post-doctoral position in San Diego, CA/USA

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 31 December 2022

Employment Start Date: 1 May 2022

Contract Length: 2-5 years

City: San Diego, CA

Country: United States

Institution: University of California San Diego (UCSD)

Department: Psychiatry


We are looking for exceptional self-motivated candidates interested in developing and applying cutting-edge genomic technologies to study molecular basis of neurodevelopmental diseases.  Key requirements include proven ability in cell culture, neuroscience, molecular biology and/or genetics. Experience in stem cell cultures, CRISPR, brain organoids production, next generation sequencing and data analysis is a plus. To learn more about our research, check these papers:

  1. Urresti J, …et al…, Muotri AR, Iakoucheva LM. Cortical organoids model early brain development disrupted by 16p11.2 Copy Number Variants in autism. Mol Psychiatry, 2021, Aug 26. PMID: 34433918
  2. Amar M, …et al…, Muotri AR, Iakoucheva LM. Autism-linked Cullin3 germline haploinsufficiency impacts cytoskeletal dynamics and cortical neurogenesis through RhoA signaling. Mol Psychiatry. PMID: 33727673
  3. Chau K, … et al…, Iakoucheva LM. Full-length isoform transcriptome of the developing human brain provides further insights into autism. Cell Reports, 2021, PMID: 34469739
  4. Please contact Dr. Lilia Iakoucheva (PI)