Mentor:  Kai Jiao, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Division of Research, 720 20th Street S., KAUL 768, Birmingham, AL 35294-0024, (205) 996-4198,

A postdoctoral position is available to study functions of Tgf-beta/Bmp signaling pathways during cardiogenesis using mouse as the model system. The major focus of the lab is to characterize several unique congenital heart disease mouse models using complementary genetic, molecular, cellular and biochemical approaches. Research in the lab is supported by newly funded by grants from American Heart Association and NIH.

Application Requirements: Recently obtained Ph.D. or equivalent degree, with experience in molecular genetics and cellular biology. Experience in embryology and/or histology is a plus. E-mail CV and list of references to: Kai Jiao, M.D., Ph.D. Email: