B13140 - Genetics

Mentor:  Kai Jiao, PhD, Associate Professor, Associate Director, Genetics and Genomic Sciences Graduate Program (GGS), Division of Research, Department of Genetics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 720 20th Street S., 768 Kaul Building, Birmingham, AL 35294, 205-996-4198, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

A postdoc position is immediately available to study heart development using mouse models in Dr. Kai Jiao's lab (http://138.26.61.118/depts/MEB/SOMResearchFaculty/currentfacultydata.asp?ID=kjiao) . Highly motivated individuals with background on molecular, cellular and/or developmental biology are encouraged to apply. Please send CV to Kai Jiao, MD, Ph.D, Dept. of Genetics (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) .

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