Postdoctoral Training Opportunities

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of: race, color, religion, national origin, gender (including sexual harassment), age, disability, citizenship, and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Advanced Imaging Research Center (AIRC) Jae Mo Park, Ph.D. Metabolic Neuroimaging Research
Anesthesiology and Pain Management David R. Busch, Ph.D. Non- and minimally-invasive diffuse optical tissue monitoring
Bioinformatics Jian Zhou, Ph.D.Jian Xu, Ph.D.  Gene Regulation, Computational Biology and Machine Learning​​
  Jian Zhou, Ph.D. Computational Biology
  Jarett Berry, M.D. High-Field (7T) Skeletal Muscle MR Spectroscopy​
  Hesham Sadek, M.D., Ph.D. CRISPR-Mediated Genome editing in cardiomyopathy
Biophysics Khuloud Jaqaman, Ph.D. Quantitative analysis of receptor interactions and signaling
  Matthew Parker, Ph.D. Study mechanisms of DNA replication initiation
Cell Biology Konstantin Doubrovinski, Ph.D. Fluid-structure modeling for simulating embryonic development
  Saikat Mukhopadhyay, M.D., Ph.D. Cilia, Development Diseases, and Cancer
  Lily Huang, Ph.D. Hematopoiesis and Leukemia
  Denise K. Marciano, M.D., Ph.D. Cell and Developmental Biology of the Kidney
Center for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases Rachel Bailey, Ph.D. Gene Therapy Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Center for the Genetics of Host Defense Zhao Zhang, Ph.D. Molecular Mechanisms of Metabolic Diseases
Children’s Research Institute Michalis Agathocleous, Ph.D. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Metabolism
Dermatology Tamia A. Harris-Tryon, M.D., Ph.D. Skin Microbiome and Innate Immunity
  Lu Q. Le, M.D., Ph.D. Cancer Biology and Stem Cell Biology
  Donald A. Glass II, M.D., Ph.D. Genetics and Molecular Mechanisms of Cutaneous Disease
Green Center for Reproductive Biology Jin Chen, Ph.D.

Translational Control and Functional Genomics

  Laura Banaszynski, Ph.D.

Epigenetics and Stem Cell Biology

  W. Lee Kraus, Ph.D. & Yunsun Nam, Ph.D.

Structural Biology and Biochemistry of Gene Regulation

  W. Lee Kraus, Ph.D. & Xin Liu, Ph.D.

Structural Biology and Biochemistry of Gene Regulation

  W. Lee Kraus, Ph.D.

Molecular Mechanisms, Computational Genomics, Mouse Genetic Models, RNA Biology and Noncoding RNAs, Protein Structure, Translational/Clinical

  Yunsun Nam, Ph.D. RNA biochemistry and Structural Biology
Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research James Kim., M.D., Ph.D. Developmental Pathways in Lung Cancer Biology
Immunology Bruce Beutler, M.D. Molecular Mechanisms of Metabolic Diseases
  Zhenyu Zhong, Ph.D. Inflammation, homeostasis, and disease
Internal Medicine James Brugarolas, M.D., Ph.D. Molecular Mechanisms and Translational Cancer Research
  James Kim, M.D., Ph.D. Developmental Pathways in Lung Cancer Biology
  James Brugarolas, M.D., Ph.D. Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Personalized Medicine in Kidney Cancer
  Sangeetha Reddy, M.D., M.S.C.I.

Breast Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy

  Ravikanth Maddipati, M.D.

Molecular Mechanisms of Metastasis, Therapy Resistance, and Tumor Evolution in Pancreatic Cancer

  Hans-Christian Reinecker, M.D. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Tumor Immunology
  Stephen Chung, M.D. Hematopoiesis, Leukemia, and Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
  Kevin Williams, Ph.D. Exercise-induced Synaptic Plasticity
  Chen Liu, Ph.D. Neural Control of Energy Homeostasis
Microbiology Iván D’Orso, Ph.D. Virology, Immunology and Genomics
  Iván D’Orso, Ph.D. Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
Molecular Biology Elizabeth Chen, Ph.D. Cell Fusion in Development and Regeneration
  Kathryn A. O’Donnell, Ph.D. Lung Cancer Pathogenesis
  Chun-Li Zhang, Ph.D. Neural Injury and Regeneration
  Jin Jiang, Ph.D. Cell Signaling Mechanism in Development and Regeneration
Molecular Genetics Xiaochun Li, Ph.D. Cholesterol metabolism, biosynthesis, and signaling
Neurology and Neurotherapeutics Juan M. Pascual, M.D., Ph.D. Neurophysiology
Neuroscience Helen Lai, Ph.D. Transcriptional Mechanisms required for Nociceptor Development
  Jay Gibson Ph.D. & Kimberly Huber Ph.D. Neuroscience – Circuits, Development, and Autism
  Jane E. Johnson, Ph.D. Transcriptional Control of Neural Development
  Shin Yamazaki, Ph.D. Circadian Biology
Ob/Gyn Lee Kraus, Ph.D. & Mala Mahendroo, Ph.D. Molecular Mechanisms of Female Reproductive Biology
  Lee Kraus, Ph.D. Reproductive Biology and Gene Regulation
Ophthalmology Danielle M. Robertson, OD, Ph.D. Pathobiology of Pseudomonas keratitis
Pathology Yingfei Wang, Ph.D. DNA Damage, Oxidative Stress, Neurodegeneration and Cell Death
  Weibo Luo, Ph.D. Hypoxia, Metabolism and Epigenetics in Cancer
  Qing Zhang, Ph.D.      Characterization of Novel Oxygen Sensing Signaling in Cancer
  Peter Ly, Ph.D. Genomic Instability and Cancer Genetics
Pediatric Cardiology Mohammad Hussain, M.D., Ph.D. Computational Modelling in Clinical Cardiology
Pediatrics Philip W. Shaul, M.D. Vascular Endothelial Cells
  Kenneth S. Chen, M.D. Molecular Mechanisms of Childhood Cancer Biology
Pharmacology Benjamin P. Weaver, Ph.D. Proteolytic Mechanisms in Cell Fate, Signaling, and Gene Expression
  Elisabeth D. Martinez, Ph.D. Cancer Research
Physiology Xing Zeng, Ph.D. Bidirectional Communication
  Yi Liu, Ph.D. Mechanism of Gene Regulation
  Daisuke Hattori, Ph.D. Neural Circuit and Behavior
Population and Data Sciences Lin Xu, Ph.D. Bioinformatics
  Wen Jiang M.D., Ph.D. Cancer Immune Nanomedicine
Psychiatry Steven Shabel, Ph.D. Systems Neuroscience / Integrating function, structure, and molecular identity of habenula neurons
  Jun Yamamoto, Ph.D. Systems Neuroscience / Cortico - Hippocampal Interaction Study
Radiation Oncology Xuejun Gu, Ph.D. and Weiguo Lu, Ph.D. Medical Physics
  Kang-Hsin (Ken) Wang, Ph.D. Quantitative Optical Tomography for Pre-clinical Radiotherapy Research
  Asaithamby Aroumougame, M. Phil., Ph.D. DNA Damage Signaling Factors in Immunotherapy and Heart Degeneration
  Raquibul Hannan, M.D., Ph.D. Immuno-Oncology Postdoctoral Fellowship
Radiology Joseph Maldjian, M.D. & Elizabeth Davenport, Ph.D. Optically Pumped Magnetometery (OPM) Post-doctoral researcher
  Zhiyue Wang, Ph.D. MMRI Research
  Ivan Pedrosa, M.D., Ph.D. Kidney Cancer Radiomics & Machine Learning Postdoctoral Researcher
  Ralph Mason, Ph.D. Image-Guided Cancer Therapy
  Joseph Maldjian, M.D. Brain Injury in Contact Sports
  Spencer Bowen, Ph.D. PET Physics Research
  Jacques Lux, Ph.D. Translational Nanomedicine
  Elena Vinogradov, Ph.D. Novel Endogenous Contrast Mechanisms
  Xiankai Sun, Ph.D. Synthetic Chemistry for Molecular Imaging
Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center  Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D. Translational Breast Cancer Research
  Cheng-Ming Chaing, Ph.D. Transcription, Chromatin, Epigenetics, HPV, Molecular Virology, Cancer Biology, and Small Compound Inhibitors
Surgery Benjamin Levi, M.D. Immunology and Cell Fate
  Benjamin Levi, M.D. Extremity Trauma and Cell Fate
  Matteo Ligorio, M.D., Ph.D. Cancer Bioinformatics Scientist
  Matteo Ligorio, M.D., Ph.D. Biology of Human Tumors
Urology Linda Baker, M.D. Genetics/Development
  Ganesh Raj, M.D., Ph.D. Therapeutic Resistance in Cancer