Postdoctoral Training Opportunities

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Department/CenterPITitle
Anesthesiology and Pain Management David R. Busch, Ph.D. Non- and minimally-invasive diffuse optical tissue monitoring
Biochemistry Carole R. Mendelson, Ph.D. Transcriptional Mechanisms in Fetal Lung Development
Biophysics Khuloud Jaqaman, Ph.D. Derivation of in situ molecular interactions using single-molecule data
  Michael Rosen Ph.D. Structural analyses of biomolecular condensates using cryoelectron tomography
Cardiology Hesham Sadek, M.D., Ph.D. CRISPR-Mediated Genome editing in cardiomyopathy
  Hesham Sadek, M.D., Ph.D. Cardiomyocyte Structural Biology
Cell Biology 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
Children’s Research Institute Gerta Hoxhaj, Ph.D. Nutrient Signaling and Cancer Metabolism
  Sam McBrayer, Ph.D. Glioma Biology and Metabolism
  Michalis Agathocleous, Ph.D. Stem Cell and Cancer Metabolism
  Jian Xu, Ph.D. Epigenetics and Metabolism in Stem Cells and Cancer
Dermatology Tamia A. Harris-Tyron, M.D., Ph.D. Skin Microbiome and Innate Immunity
  Lu Q. Le, M.D., Ph.D. Cancer Biology and Stem Cell Biology
Green Center for Reproductive Biology Mala Mahendroo, Ph.D.

Reproductive Biology

  Lee Kraus, Ph.D. & Yunsun Nam, 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

  Benjamin Sabari, Ph.D. Phase Separation and Nuclear Condensates in Gene Control
  Yunsun Nam, Ph.D. RNA biochemistry and Structural Biology
  Xin Liu, Ph.D. Chromatin Structure and Epigenetics
Green Center for Systems Biology Milo Lin, Ph.D. & Kimberly Reynolds, Ph.D. Molecular Evolution
Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research James Kim., M.D., Ph.D. Developmental Pathways in Lung Cancer Biology
Hematology/Oncology Sangeetha Reddy, M.D., M.S.C.I. Breast Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
Immunology Nan Yan, Ph.D. Innate Immunity, Autoimmune Disease and Cancer
  Zhenyu Zhong, Ph.D. Inflammation, homeostasis, and disease
Internal Medicine/Hematology Oncology James Brugarolas, M.D., Ph.D. Molecular Mechanisms and Translational Research in Kidney Cancer
  James Brugarolas, M.D., Ph.D.

Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Personalized Medicine in Kidney Cancer

Internal Medicine Audrey N. Chang, Ph.D. & Richard Miller, M.D. Pathobiology of Striated Muscle Loss and Dysfunction
  Anand Rohatgi, M.D.  Deep Protein/Lipid Phenotyping of Reverse Cholesterol Transport in Humans
  Suzanne Conzen, M.D. Cancer Biology
  Fei Wang, Ph.D. Autophagy in Gametogenesis and Cell Development
  Yujin Hoshida, M.D., Ph.D. Translational Research of Liver Cancer
  Jeffrey Zigman, M.D., Ph.D. Metabolic Responses to Exercise
  Jeffrey Zigman, M.D., Ph.D. Clamp Technology
  Beth Levine, M.D. Autophagy
  Stephen Chung, M.D. Hematopoiesis, Leukemia, and Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
  Kevin Williams, Ph.D. Exercise-induced Synaptic Plasticity
  Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D. Mucosal, Adaptive and Innate Immunity in the context of mycobacterial infection
  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 Jenna L. Jewell, Ph.D. Glutamine Sensing and Cancer Biology
  Jin Jiang, Ph.D. Cell Signaling Mechanism in Development and Regeneration
  Kathryn A. O’Donnell, Ph.D. Lung Cancer Pathogenesis
  Kim Orth, Ph.D. Host-pathogen Interactions
  Chun-Li Zhang, Ph.D. Neural Degeneration and Regeneration
Molecular Genetics Xiaochun Li, Ph.D. Cholesterol metabolism, biosynthesis, and signaling
Nephrology Vishal Patel, Ph.D. RNA metabolism and RNA-based therapeutics for Polycystic Kidney Disease
Neurology and Neurotherapeutics Juan M. Pascual, M.D., Ph.D. Neurophysiology – large animals
  Nancy Monson, Ph.D. Fellowship in Neuroimmunology
Neuroscience Weichun Lin Ph.D. Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms
Ophthalmology John Hulleman, Ph.D. Ocular Protein Misfolding Diseases
Pathology Payal Kapur, M.D. Kidney Cancer
  Yingfei Wang, Ph.D. Cell Death Research
  Weibo Luo, Ph.D. Tumor Hypoxia, Metabolism, and Gene Regulation
  Yingfei Wang, Ph.D. DNA Damage and Cell Death Research
  Peter Ly, Ph.D. Genomic Instability and Cancer Genetics
  Srinivas Malladi, Ph.D. Minimal Residual Disease and Metastasis
  Esra Akbay, Ph.D. Lung Cancer Biology
Pediatrics Philip W. Shaul, M.D. Vascular Endothelial Cells
  Stephen Skapek, M.D. Postdoctoral Researcher in Childhood Cancer
  Kenneth S. Chen, M.D. Molecular Mechanisms of Childhood Cancer Biology
Pharmacology Joel Goodman, Ph.D. Organelle Cell Biology
Physiology Anju Sreelatha, Ph.D. Selenoproteins
  Daisuke Hattori, Ph.D. Neural Circuit and Behavior
Population and Data Sciences Simon Craddock Lee, Ph.D., MPH Interventional Healthcare Delivery
  Lin Xu, Ph.D.  Next Generation Sequencing/Bioinformatics
  Sandi Pruitt, Ph.D. Cancer Epidemiology and Health Services Research
  Guanghua Xiao, Ph.D. Bioinformatics
  Tao Wang, Ph.D. Bioinformatics
Radiation Oncology Guo-Min Li, Ph.D. Cellular Mechanisms
  Wen Jiang M.D., Ph.D. Cancer Immune Nanomedicine
  Raquibul Hannan, M.D., Ph.D. Immuno-Oncology Postdoctoral Fellowship
  Steve Jiang, Ph.D. Artificial Intelligence
Radiology Joseph Maldjian, M.D. Optically Pumped Magnetometery (OPM)
  Caroline De Gracia Lux, Ph.D. Immunotherapy and Genetics
  Ivan Pedrosa, M.D., Ph.D. Development of Non-invasive Physiologic Predictors of Aggressiveness in Renal Tumors with MRI
  Jacques Lux, Ph.D. Translational Nanomedicine
  Elena Vinogradov, Ph.D. Novel Endogenous Contrast Mechanisms
  Todd C. Soesbe, Ph.D. Translational Spectral CT Research
  Robert F. Mattrey, M.D. Translational Research for Ultrasound Theranostics
  Xiankai Sun, Ph.D. Synthetic Chemistry for Molecular Imaging
Urology Linda Baker, M.D. Genetics/Development
  Ganesh Raj, M.D., Ph.D. Therapeutic Resistance in Cancer