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Dedicated to discovering causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of disease, Emory National Primate Research Center (EPC) is improving human and animal health and lives worldwide. One of seven NPRCs funded by the NIH, EPC conducts studies that make breakthrough discoveries possible. Learn more at http://enprc.emory.edu
The Paiardini laboratory at the Emory National Primate Research Center (ENPRC) and Emory School of Medicine is currently seeking full-time Research Specialist, Lead to conduct NIH-funded studies on HIV immunology. Our research consists of utilizing non-human primates (NHPs) as a pathogenic model of HIV infection to characterize cellular and anatomical niches of viral persistence amid antiretroviral therapy (ART). Based on these data, using the NHP model we apply novel immunotherapeutic strategies to limit viral persistence and achieve durable viral remission upon ART cessation. Recent publications related to the available projects with open positions include Pino et al., Nat Commun, 2022; Harper et al., J Clin Invest, 2021; Harper et al., Nat Med, 2020. Candidates for this position will have the opportunity to test novel hypotheses while collaborating with a group of well-known experts in the HIV immunology field. Interested candidates are encouraged to directly email Dr. Paiardini (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a cover letter, their CV, and contact information for three references. The position title and pay will be commensurate with related experience.
Collaborate. Innovate. Serve. These three simple words capture what we do at EPC to help advance science and improve the health and well-being of humans and non-human primates. If you are someone with laboratory research experience who is familiar with HIV immunology in animal models, this is an amazing opportunity to indirectly save and change lives and make a positive impact in the science and research community.
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