Contact Us

Contact Us

Katherine J. Wert, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Molecular Biology

Office Phone: (214) 648-6192



Mailing Address

UT Southwestern Medical Center

5323 Harry Hines Blvd. E7.138

Dallas, TX 75390-9057

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Job Opportunities

The Wert laboratory is interested in hiring motivated graduate students, post-docs and research technicians. If you are interested in joining the laboratory, please email a copy of your CV to Dr. Wert.

We are particularly interested in someone who has skills in the following:

  • Animal husbandry, including, but not limited to: breeding, weaning, and genotyping. 
  • Cell culture, including, but not limited to: cell transfection, flow cytometry, gene editing and human pluripotent stem cell biology.

Preferred qualifications include: prior experience with mouse husbandry, timed breeding for embryology research, animal surgical procedures and anesthesia delivery, prior work with human pluripotent stem cells, cell transfection, gene editing technology and/or the motivation and desire to learn these techniques.