Job Opportunities in the Emory University Biology Department
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Biology, Emory University
Shozo Yokoyama, PI
The Long-term goal of our NIH-funded research is to elucidate the mechanisms of the spectral tuning of visual pigments and adaptive evolution of dim-light and color vision.
Yokoyama, S., Tada, T., Zhang, H. and Britt, L. (2008) Elucidation of phenotypic adaptations: molecular analyses of dim-light vision proteins in vertebrates. PNAS 105: 13480-13485.
Altun, A., Morokuma, K. and Yokoyama, S. (2011) Hydrogen-bond network around retinal regulates the evolution of ultraviolet and violet vision. ACS Chemical Biology 6: 775-780.
Yokoyama, S. (2012) Synthesis of experimental molecular biology and evolutionary biology: an example from the world of vision. BioScience 62 (11): 939-948.
Yokoyama, S. (2013) Synthetic Biology of Phenotypic Adaptation in Vertebrates: The Next Frontier. Mol. Biol. Evol. 30 (7): 1495-1499.
We are looking for recent graduates who are well versed in experimental molecular genetics/recombinant DNA methods. If you are interested, please send CV to Shozo Yokoyama (email@example.com).