H13017—Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology

Contact:

Mentor: Jianbo Wang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology, MCLM 310, 1530 3rd Ave. South, Birmingham, AL 35294, Telephone: (205) 996-9594 E-mail: j18wang@uab.edu


A postdoctoral position is available to study functions of the Wnt and the planar cell polarity (PCP) signaling pathways in mammalian morphogenesis and human diseases. The current focus of the lab is to use a series of mouse Wnt and PCP mutants to understand the function of these two pathways in neural tube closure, heart development, bone formation and polycystic kidney disease. We are also combining genetic approaches with live imaging to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms of the mammalian PCP pathway.
Application Requirements: Recently obtained Ph.D. or equivalent degree, with experience in molecular and cellular biology or genetics. Experience in embryology and/or histology is a plus. E-mail CV and list of references to: j18wang@uab.edu

UAB News

  • UAB and Red Cross host a holiday blood drive with a Wild West theme.Celebrate a Wild West holiday with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Cowboy Christmas Blood Drive Roundup. The drive, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, runs at UAB Hospital and UAB Highlands from Dec. 1-11. Blood supplies are often low during the holiday season, and it is a great time to give. The Cowboy Christmas Blood Drive Roundup will be held in...

  • The outreach program of UAB Eye Care is collecting donated blankets and other items ahead of winter to share with patients who come through its “Gift of Sight” event.Community Eye Care, the outreach program of University of Alabama at Birmingham Eye Care, is offering not only the gift of sight this holiday season, but also the gift of warmth. Community Eye Care is collecting donations of new items such as blankets, scarves, hats and gloves from...