D30140 - Department of Immunology

Mentor: Dr. Hui Hu, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham. E-mail: Immhulab@gmail.com

A new Postdoctoral position is now open in the research group of Dr. Hui Hu. The research project aims to develop infectious disease and novel autoimmune disease models, and study the molecular mechanisms underlying several new pathways in CD8+ T cell effector and memory responses and CD4+ T follicular helper cell differentiation (Blood 115:510 (2010), Nat Immunol 12:544(2011), Nat Immunol (2014, in press)).

The postdoctoral candidate will have recently acquired a Ph.D. and/or M.D. preferably in immunology with technique expertise in flow cytometry and molecular biology. Strong background in transcriptional regulation and/or signaling pathways is desirable. Candidate should be self-motivated and career oriented.

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter including names and contact information of three references to, Hui Hu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, UAB, E-mail: Immhulab@gmail.com

http://www.uab.edu/medicine/microbiology/jobs/211-jobs/324-dr-hui-hu

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