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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Structure and Functional Genomics

We focus on diseases of the aging eye, particularly age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataract. We use a wide range of techniques from cell biology and animal models to biophysics and structural biology. Recent work has discovered a new mechanism in AMD and a new model for crystallin aggregation.

Applicants should have experience in cellular or structural biology and an interest in systems biology approaches. Experience in eye research is advantageous but not essential. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. with less than 4 years postdoctoral experience. The position provides generous scientific resources, stipend support, and health benefits. U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, and non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. 

Interested candidates should send an email with curriculum vitae, bibliography, a paragraph of research goals and interests and contact information of three references to: Dr. Graeme Wistow (

For further information about being a postdoctoral fellow at the NIH, please visit the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) website ( 

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs. DHHS, NIH, and NEI are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Last updated: December 1, 2022