Columbia University’s Department of Ophthalmology Research Division includes 12 laboratories and more than 50 investigators devoted to the study of basic and clinical problems in vision, ophthalmology and eye disease. Investigators encompass the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, retina, radiation biology, physiology, pharmacology and optics. A Ph.D. and/or M.D. and a strong research background is required for this position.
Studying the role of signaling molecules that regulates the formation of lacrimal gland, the tear producing organ of the eye.
Study the deficiency in tear production due to lacrimal gland dysfunction, which is a major cause of dry eye diseases.
Work with single cell RNA sequencing and ribosomal profiling
Activities related to the research project.