I13271—Environmental Health Sciences

Contact:

Mentor: Rui-Ming Liu, DABT, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, 534 Ryals Building, 1665 University Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35294-0022.  205-934-7028 telephone, 205-975-6341 fax.  rliu@uab.edu


Full-time research associate/postdoctoral position(s) is available immediately to study the etiology and therapeutics of aging-related diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and/or Alzheimer's disease, using animal models including transgenic/knockout mouse models and cell culture models. Basic knowledge and techniques in molecular biology as well animal handling experience are required. Knowledge of lung fibrosis or Alzheimer's disease will be preferred. Please send your cover letter and CV rliu@uab.edu to Dr. Rui-Ming Liu.

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