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Postdoctoral Positions Available (June, 2017)

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Postdoctoral positions available in molecular microbiology and microbial ecology  (June, 2017)

The Mills lab is looking for a postdoctoral scientists to examine the influence of diet on gut microbial ecology and host physiology.   The ideal candidate would have expertise with microbiota analyses (i.e. metagenomics), bacterial genomics, genetics and physiology.   Experience with animal models is a plus.  The work will involve characterization of microbial-glycan food networks that occur within nursing and weaning neonates from a variety of perspectives (genomic, glycomic, metabolomic etc.) enabled by the team of researchers at UC Davis focused on early childhood development.

The Mills lab is housed in the Department of Food Science & Technology in the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine & Food Sciences at UC Davis. This position are part of a multi-PI, multi-disciplinary effort at UC Davis to identify and characterize the biological functions for the various bioactive components in animal milks and weaning foods.

To apply: Candidates interested in these positions should send a letter of interest, a CV and a list of three references to David Mills (damills@ucdavis.edu).   Please include the words “Mills Lab Postdoc” in the email subject heading.

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