H13018—Dermatology

Contact:

Mentor/Principal Investigator: Santosh K. Katiyar, Ph.D. Professor Department of Dermatology  Mailing address: VH 557 1530 3RD AVENUE S BIRMINGHAM AL 35294-0019  Tel: (205) 975-2608 Fax: (205) 975-5745 E-mail: skatiyar@uab.edu


Postdoctoral Positions Available

Job Description: The accomplishment of the project work related to "Chemoprevention of cancer by naturally occurring botanical supplements or antioxidants" using cell culture and animal models. This will include the investigation of the causes, mechanisms and preventive approaches for cancer. This work will require experience in cell culture, animal handling, plus basic biochemistry/chemistry and molecular biology techniques such as Western, Northern, RT/PCR techniques and immunohistochemistry. Responsibilities will include design and execution of experimental procedures, the maintenance of complete laboratory records of experiments, the preparation of manuscripts suitable for publication and presentations at internal and external venues as required.

Position Requirements: Applicants should have experience in carcinogenesis, their causes, mechanisms and chemopreventive approaches. In addition to experience the researchers should have interest and a clear vision of future progress in cancer mechanisms and their prevention.

Applicants should send curriculum vitae with a description of research interests and names of three references with email addresses to: Santosh K. Katiyar, Ph.D., skatiyar@uab.edu.

UAB News

  • UAB researchers present warning signs that can be seen when an older adult begins to lose the ability to manage finances – which could indicate dementia.Many Americans have struggled with the thorny issue of suggesting an elderly loved one should give up the car keys, but experts suggest caregivers may also need to be mindful of seniors’ ability to manage their own money.   “Financial capacity has emerged as a key activity of daily living in...

  • In this retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale, all the beloved characters appear to help Scrooge in his journey toward redemption and enlightenment.Join the Cratchets, Tiny Tim, all of the spirits and Ebenezer Scrooge on Dec. 19-20 when the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center presents “A Dickens Vest Pocket Christmas Carol.” This fun family favorite is back by popular demand, with shows at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, and 11...