Richard Irving Sherwood, Ph.D.
|Title||Assistant Professor of Medicine|
|Institution||Brigham and Women's Hospital|
|Address||Brigham and Women|
Medicine/Genetics, NRB, 468
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston MA 02115
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Available: 07/14/17, Expires: 08/30/19
We seek a student to become involved in a new program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in stem cell biology-based regenerative medicine, focusing on using novel methods to direct stem cells into therapeutically relevant cell types such as pancreatic beta cells and intestinal cell types. Using new computational methods and the direct synthesis of thousands of genomic constructs this new research program seeks to understand how transcription factors dictate embryonic stem cell (ES cell) fate determination.
The student would use a high-throughput genomic screening platform to understand and manipulate transcription factor activity in differentiating embryonic stem cells. The work is experimental in nature but highly collaborative with computational biologists at MIT.
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K01DK101684 (SHERWOOD, RICHARD I)May 1, 2014 - Feb 28, 2019NIH/NIDDK
Predictive transcription factor modeling to program endodermal cell fates
Role: Principal Investigator
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