I13008—Oral Biology

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MentorHui Wu, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Mailing address: UAB SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY, SDB 802,1530 3RD AVENUE SOUTH BIRMINGHAM AL 35294-2170 Telephone: (205) 996-2392 Fax: (205) 975-4431 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Postdoctoral Positions Available

Postdoctoral positions are available for self-motivated individuals to work in the area of bacterial genetics and pathogenesis. One project investigates bacterial protein glycosylation and secretion mechanisms, and another project aims to develop small molecule inhibitors for bacterial biofilms. Experience with microbiology, glycobiology and/or structural biology is highly desirable. Interested candidates please send your resume including past and current research activities, names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references to: Hui Wu, Ph.D.,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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