F12040 - Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

Mentor: Dr. Guangjie Cheng, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, UAB Medical School, BMR2 410, 1720  2nd Ave, South, Birmingham, AL 35294.  Telephone: (205) 975-8919, gjcheng@uab.edu


One postdoctoral position is available immediately to study the roles of vascular peroxidase
 1 (VPO1) and NADPH oxidases in nitric oxide homeostasis and the NO and H2O2 signal pathways. The applicants should have a strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry and cell biology as well as be highly motivated, and be able to work independently and as part of collaborative team. Previous experience in free radicals, cell signaling pathways or animal models is preferred. Interested applicants should submit cover letter describing the interests and the past research activities, CV and contact information of three references to: Dr. Guangjie Cheng, email: gjcheng@uab.edu.

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