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Opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biofabrication, Tissue Engineering, Microphysiological Systems

Location

Naval Research Laboratory, DC, Chemistry

RO# Location
64.15.15.B8498 Washington, DC 203755321

Advisers

name email phone
James Howard Wynne james.wynne@nrl.navy.mil 202.404.4010

Description

We are seeking a self-motivated postdoctoral researcher in biomaterials. The Ideal candidate will have experience in design, fabrication, and testing of novel biomaterials, particularly biomimetic scaffolds and membranes for tissue engineering/wound healing applications. Expertise in tuning hydrogel or electrospun biomaterials for specific applications is valued. Analysis techniques including mechanical characterization of materials, as well as assessment of biocompatibility and cellular differentiation via gene expression, immunohistochemistry, qPCR, are requested.

 

References

Bischel, LL, et al: “Electrospun gelatin biopapers as substrate for in vitro bilayer models of blood-brain barrier tissue.” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A: December 2015

Pirlo, RK, Wu PK, Ringeisen BR: "Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing of Soft, Three-Dimensional, Multilayer, Biological Constructs via Laser Printing onto Laser Machined Composite Biopapers.” Journal of Imaging Science and. Technology 58(4): 404011-404017, 2014

Pirlo, RK, Wu PK, Ringeisen BR: PLGA/Hydrogel Biopapers as a stackable substrate for printing HUVEC networks via BioLP. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 109(1): 262-273, 2012

 

Keywords:
Tissue engineering; Microphysiological systems Biomaterials; In vitro; Bioreactor; Cell printing; Bioprinting; Biofabrication;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$87,198.00 $3,000.00
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