Postdoc opportunities in Talaat lab, UW Madison

Outstanding Postdoctoral fellows/Research Associates sought to work on various projects related to viral and bacterial respiratory infections for both humans and animals. Job duties include working on projects related to vaccine development and pathogenesis targeting tuberculosis, tuberculosis superinfection with SARS-CoV-2 and Avian Influenza vaccines. Qualification: A Ph.D. degree in microbiology/molecular biology with working experience in the field of viral or bacterial pathogenesis and vaccine development. Practical knowledge of pathogen isolation, propagation, gene cloning, gene expression, plasmid purification, Western blotting, flow cytometry and ELISA will match the needs of ongoing projects at Talaat’ laboratory. Ability to work with viral or bacterial pathogens and laboratory animals (e.g. mice, ferrets and chickens) under Biosafety level-2 and BL3 is required. Computer skills, DNA sequence analysis and ability to work with Databases would be helpful. Interested candidates should email the following application materials arranged in one file to Professor Adel M. Talaat, 1) Cover letter/summary statement of personal objective and research interests. 2) Curriculum Vitae including 2-3 names for references. Letters of references will be requested from finalists. (search for Talaat)