Postdoctoral position to explore “Tiny RNAs” in Humans

Posted on January 31,

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Kotaro Nakanishi at The Ohio State University. The salary range is $48,000 - $60,000 per year depending on the experience. Tiny RNAs, 10 - 18 nt non-coding RNAs, were found to be associated with Argonaute proteins, like microRNAs, but their physiological functions remain to be studied. For instance, while more than 200,000 papers about microRNAs have been reported, only about 10 articles have described tiny RNAs. We are looking for a highly motivated postdoc who explores the world of tiny RNAs together.

Our recent work on tiny RNAs
We discovered AGO3’s slicing activity (Park et al., Nucleic Acids Res. 2017), cleavage-inducing tiny RNAs (Park et al., PNAS 2020), and tiny RNA biosynthesis pathway (Sim et al., PNAS 2022). 

My group uses molecular biology, biochemistry, RNA-seq, cellular localization (confocal microscope), and structural biology (cryo-EM and crystallography) to study tiny RNAs. 

Columbus is an excellent place in terms of “cost of living” and “a safe climate” so that you can focus on your research to earn publication for your next career. 

To apply
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