D14020 - Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Mentor: Dr. Kejin Hu, Assistant Professor, UAB Stem Cell Institute, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, 705 Shelby Interdisciplinary Biomedical Building, Birmingham, AL 35294.  Telephone: (205) 934-4700, Fax: (205) 975-3335.  kejinhu@uab.edu

A Postdoctoral position or a research associate position is available in Stem Cell Institute, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham. The postdoctoral fellow will study the molecular mechanisms of human somatic cell reprogramming towards the pluripotent state. Interested should hold a PhD or MD degree with strong background in molecular biology and cell biology. Experience with pluripotent stem cells are desired, but not required. Consideration will be given only to applicants with good verbal and written English communication skills, and with publication record in English-language, peer-reviewed journals. Those who do not have passion for science should not apply. To apply, please send CV to kejinhu@uab.edu together with contact information of three references (name, position, telephone number, email address and professional relationship with applicant).

Postdocs in UAB News

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UAB Research News

  • The protective effect is achieved by reducing acute inflammation in the spleen and the left ventricle of the heart.Ganesh HaladeChronic inflammation provokes a downward spiral in many diseases, including congestive heart failure, atherosclerosis and peripheral artery disease. A University of Alabama at Birmingham-led research team has now found that mice that are given the lipid “Resolvin D1” after experimental heart attacks have substantially reduced amounts of inflammation and heart failure. “Thus, Resolvin D1 has the potential...

  • UAB gets $11 million grant for potential groundbreaking study of beta blockers for patients with COPD.Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will lead a multisite study of the role of beta blockers in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. The study is funded by an $11 million grant from the United States Department of Defense. COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States and is among the most...