Postdoctoral Opportunities in Quantitative Imaging at NIST

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Postdoctoral Opportunities in Quantitative Imaging at NIST

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Postdoctoral opportunities are available in the Biosystems and Biomaterials Division ( and at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Our efforts focus on quantitative imaging of cellular dynamics with the goal of improving measurement methods and reliability for the development, manufacturing and deployment of cell-based therapies.

To carry this out, we are advancing the rate and volume with which image data can be acquired, processed, and analyzed. This work involves instrument development, computational methods for large biological image datasets, deep learning methods for dynamic analysis of living cells, massive integration of data and analysis, and AI validation.  Computational work is performed in collaboration with the Software and Systems Division at NIST (  and  
In the Biosystems and Biomaterials Division we are interested in collecting data from large numbers of single cells to characterize population phenotypes and understand their dynamics. We are examining how dynamic imaging of engineered fluorescent reporter cell lines enables the modeling of gene regulatory networks by statistical thermodynamics (;;; ).  We employ iPSCs and other cell types of interest to regenerative medicine and cellular engineering.

Candidates should have experience in one or more of the following areas:  live cell microscopy, systems biology, software engineering, AI computational methods, and theoretical modeling.

Interested applicants can contact Michael Halter and/or Anne Plant (information below):

Michael Halter
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Anne Plant
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