This person in this position will be 1) developing and analyzing mathematical models of CD8 T cell response to Plasmodium liver stages, 2) analyzing experimental data on CD8 T cell dynamics in the livers of mice, 3) testing which mathematical models are consistent and which are not consistent with experimental data. The data are coming from experiments with mice infected with Plasmodium parasites performed by our collaborators from Australian National University. The person will be also involved in writing and publishing papers on the performed research, making presentations in the laboratory and at national and international conferences.
The person in this position will work with Vitaly V. Ganusov (PI on the project).
The qualified candidate will provide expertise in analysis of experimental data using mathematical modeling.
Responsibilities / Duties:
The candidate will be responsible for 1)design of novel mathematical models of the CD8 T cell response in the liver; 2)analysis of these mathematical models; 3)analysis of experimental data coming from intravital imaging experiments and experiments involving vaccination and challenging of mice with Plasmodium parasites; 4)writing papers on the performed research, submitting these papers for publication, and presenting this research at meetings.
Internal Number: 185406
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