The Cardiovascular Research Laboratory directed by Dr Giovanni Ferrari is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join our team and work on an a recently renewed NIH-supported research project on the role of Serotonin signaling in Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease. This project will focus on human-derived specimens and small and large animal models of heart valve disease. Main areas of investigation are: cell physiology, cell signaling, mechano-biology, and pharmaco-genomics. The prospective candidate will have a PhD in cell biology, bio-engineering or similar field of study. Applicants should E-mail their CV, cover letter, and three reference letters attesting to the candidate’s qualifications to the attention of: Giovanni Ferrari PhD – Associate Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering – Director Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Program. Columbia University – New York, NY firstname.lastname@example.org This position is available immediately.