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Fellowship Description

Research program title

Postdoctoral fellow in clinical metabolomics

Reference number

1022

Supervisor

Program description

Successful candidate will be responsible to design, execute, interpret and validate untargeted metabolomics studies for biomarker discovery in preventative health and personalized medicine using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. He/she will implement improvements to metabolomics workflows and lead identification efforts of tentative biomarkers. He/she will collaborate with clinical researchers and communicate findings with multidisciplinary scientific teams and international scientific meetings. The research program will focus on the development of objective molecular biomarkers for improved diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder or the effect of nutrition on cognitive and cardiovascular health depending on candidate's interests.

Academic qualifications required

  • PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field with prior experience in high resolution mass spectrometry, separation science and metabolomics.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated bioanalytical method development and validation experience.
  • Strong publication and presentation record is required.
  • Experience in nutrition metabolomics, inflammation and/or oxidative stress is an asset.
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