B14130 - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurobiology

Mentor: Dr. Yogesh Dwivedi, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, Director of Translational Research, UAB Mood Disorders Progam, Univeristy of Alabama at Birmingham, SC711 Sparks Center, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294-0017.   Email: ydwivedi@uab.edu

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow with a strong background in molecular biology, animal behavior, and/or neuroanatomy along with an interest in mood disorders research. The research focuses on signal transduction systems, epigenetics, and non-coding RNAs using animal model system, human postmortem brain, and blood cells. The research is funded by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health. Candidates with a Ph.D. degree and experience in the above mentioned disciplines should apply with a CV, statement of research interest, and a list of three references to:

Yogesh Dwivedi, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Director of Translational Research
UAB Mood Disorders Program
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
SC711 Sparks Center
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0017
Email: ydwivedi@uab.edu

Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent on experience and is commensurate with University of Alabama at Birmingham guidelines for postdoctoral researchers.

Experience in molecular biology with an emphasis on epigenetics and/or non-coding RNAs is highly desirable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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