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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

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A postdoctoral position is available in Dr. Z. Jim Wang’s laboratory at University of Illinois in Chicago.This position will studymolecular mechanism, epigenetics, or pharmacology of chronic pain and drug addiction.A Ph.D. in a biomedical field is required.practice in one of the following areas will be preferred, but not required: pain, opioid research, confocal imaging, neuroanatomy, microinjection, small animal surgery, or bioinformatics/statistical genomics.

For more information or to apply, please email curriculum vitae to:
Dr. Jim Wang (zjwang@uic.edu)
Professor of Pharmacology
Department of BiopharmaceuticalSciences
Cancer Center, Sickle Cell Center, & Center for Biomolecular Sciences
Program for Collaborative Research inthe Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 355-1429

Selected publications:
1. Hu X, Huang F, and Wang, ZJ, CaMKIIα mediates the effect of IL-17 to promote continuing spontaneous and evoked pain in multiple sclerosis, J Neuroscience 2017 Nov 16. pii: 2666-17. doi: 10.1523, PMID:29146590
2 He Y, Wilkie DJ, Nazari J, Wang R, Messing RO, DeSimone J Molokie RJ, and Wang ZJ,PKCd-targeted intervention relieves chronic pain in a murine sickle cell disease model,J Clinical Investigation 2016, 126, 3053-7. PMID: 27348590.
3. He Y, Chen Y, Tian, X, Yang, C, Lu J, Xiao C, Desimone J, Wilkie DE, Molokie R, Wang ZJ, CaMKIIα underlies the spontaneous and evoked pain behaviors in Berkeley sickle cell transgenic mice. Pain 2016, 157: 2798–2806. PMID: 27842048
4. He Y, Wang ZJ, Nociceptor bII, d & e isoforms of PKC differentially mediate paclitaxel-induced spontaneous and evoked pain. JNeuroscience 2015; 35(11):4614-25. PMID:25788678
5.Jhun E, He Y, Yao Y, Molokie RE, Wilkie DJ, Wang ZJ, Dopamine D3 receptor Ser9Gly and catechol-O-methyltransferase Val158Met polymorphisms and acute pain in sickle cell disease. Anesthesia & Analgesia 2014, 119(5):1201-7. PMID: 25102390
6. Corder G, Doolen S, Donahue RR, Winter M, Jutras B, He Y, Hu X, Wieskopf JS, Mogil JS, Storm DR, Wang ZJ, McCarson KE, and Taylor BK, Constitutive µ-opioid receptor activity leads to long-term endogenous analgesia and dependence. Science 2013;341, 1394-1399. PMID 24052307
7.He Y, Yang C, Kirkmire CM, and Wang ZJ, Regulation of opioid tolerance by let-7 family microRNA targeting the μ opioid receptor. J Neuroscience2010;30(30):10251-8. PMID: 20668208.
For additional information, please see: http://zjwang.lab.uic.edu/publications/

A Ph.D. in a biomedical field such as neuroscience, pharmacology, or a related area.
practice in one of the following areas will be preferred, but not required: pain, opioid research, confocal imaging, neuroanatomy, microinjection, small animal surgery, or bioinformatics/statistical genomics.

• Location: Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

• Post ID: 85180437 illinois
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