Postdoctoral Training Opportunities
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Advanced Imaging Research Center
- Bacterial Domain – Kimberly Reynolds, Ph.D.
- Bacterial Gene Regulatory Networks – Kimberly Reynolds, Ph.D.
- Biosynthetic Pathway and Protein Engineering – Kimberly Reynolds, Ph.D.
- Machine Learning and Statistical Methods – Jian Zhou, Ph.D.
- Machine learning- Tissue Morphology – Satwik Rajaram, Ph.D.
- Cancer Immunotherapy and Biomedical Engineering – Kareem Azab, Ph.D.
- Drug Resistance Mechanism in Cancer – Kareem Azab, Ph.D.
- Non-and Minimally-invasive Diffuse Optical Tissue Monitoring – David Busch, Ph.D.
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Center for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Center for the Genetics of Host Defense
- Lymphocyte Quiescence and Lymphomagenesis – Evan Nair-Gill, M.D., Ph.D.
- Molecular Mechanisms of Metabolic Diseases – Zhao Zhang, Ph.D.
Children’s Research Institute
- Metabolism in Normal and Cancer Cells – Javier Garcia Bermudez, Ph.D.
- Statistical Genomics & Genetics – Ralph DeBerardinis, M.D., Ph.D. & Chao Xing, Ph.D.
Green Center for Reproductive Biology Sciences
- Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Studies on the Genomics of Gene Regulation — William Kraus, Ph.D.
- Epigenetics and Stem Cell Biology — Laura Banaszynski, Ph.D.
- Molecular Mechanisms, Computational Genomics, Mouse Genetic Models, RNA Biology and Noncoding RNAs, Protein Structure, Translational/Clinical — W. Lee Kraus, Ph.D.
- Molecular Mechanisms, Genomics, Mouse Models, Translational/Clinical - Cristel Camacho, Ph.D.
- Signaling and Gene Regulation using Proteomics and Mass Spectroscopy — William Kraus, Ph.D.
- Structural Biology and Biochemistry of Gene Regulation — W. Lee Kraus, Ph.D. & Xin Liu, Ph.D.
- Transcriptional Condensates in Development and Disease - Benjamin Sabari, Ph.D.
- Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy — Tuoqi Wu, Ph.D.
- Circadian Regulation of Antibody Responses to Virus Infection - David Farrar, Ph.D.
- Circadian Regulation of T Cell Immunity to Virus Infection - David Farrar, Ph.D.
- Innate Immunology — Andrew Sandstrom, Ph.D.Novel Cellular Mechanisms - Dustin Hancks, Ph.D.
- Innate Immunology - Zhenyu Zhong, Ph.D.
- Microbiome in Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Prithvi Raj, Ph.D.
- Circulating Biomarkers in Genitourinary Cancers — Tian Zhang, M.D.
- Energy and Glucose Balance - Chen Liu, Ph.D.
- Human Genetics and Immunology — Xiao-Fei Kong, M.D., Ph.D.
- Immunopathogenesis of Viral Infections - Theodoros Kelesidis, M.D., Ph.D.
- Metabolic Homeostasis — Joel Elmquist, D.V.M., Ph.D.
- Molecular Mechanisms of Heart Failure - Dan Tong, M.D., Ph.D.
- Molecular Immunology/Cancer Immunology/T Cell Biology - Venuprasad Poojary, Ph.D.
- Molecular Mechanisms of Metastasis, Therapy Resistance, and Tumor Evolution in Pancreatic Cancer — Ravikanth Maddipati, M.D.
- Molecular Mechanisms and Translational Cancer Research — James Brugarolas, M.D., Ph.D.
- Mucosal Immunology and Neuroimmunology — Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D.
- Neuroimmunology - J. David Beckham, M.D.
- Viral Pathogenesis - J. David Beckham, M.D.
McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development
- Cell Fusion in Development and Regeneration – Elizabeth Chen, Ph.D.
- Cell Signaling Mechanism in Development and Regeneration – Jin Jiang, Ph.D.
- Lung Cancer Pathogenesis – Kathryn A. O’Donnell, Ph.D.
- Mechanisms of Myoblast Fusion in Zebrafish Muscle Development – Elizabeth Chen, Ph.D.
- AD/ADRD Clinical Research – Ihab Hajjar, M.D.
- Cancer Biology – Amyn Habib, M.D.
- Molecular Mechanisms and Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases – Marek Napierala, Ph.D.
- Biochemist / Pharmacologist / Drug Development – Mark Henkemeyer, Ph.D.
- Brain Circuit Development – Kimberly Huber, Ph.D. & Jay Gibson, Ph.D.
- Epigenetic Regulation in Brain Health and Disease – Hume Akahori Stroud, Ph.D.
- Gut Circadian Clock – Yuki Obata, Ph.D. & Shin Yamazaki, Ph.D.
- Neurogenomics/Computational Biology – Genevieve Konopka, Ph.D.
- Pain and Addiction Researcher / Drug Development – Mark Henkemeyer, Ph.D.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Mitochondrial and Metabolic Homeostasis in Corneal Health and Disease - Danielle Robertson, O.D., Ph.D.
- Genomic Instability and Cancer Genetics — Peter Ly, Ph.D.
- Hypoxia, Metabolism and Epigenetics in Cancer — Weibo Luo, Ph.D.
- Minimal Residual Disease and Metastasis — Srinivas Malladi, Ph.D.
- Oxidative Stress, Neurodegeneration and Cell Death - Yingfei Wang, Ph.D.
- Single Cell Genetics and Cancer Biology - Siyuan Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
- Cancer and Developmental Biology - Stephen Skapek, M.D.
- Genomic Disorder Research - Kosuke Izumi, M.D., Ph.D.
- Glycogen Metabolism Related Disorders - Berge Minassian, M.D.
- Molecular Mechanisms of Childhood Cancer Biology — Kenneth Chen, M.D.
- Neuroimaging (MRI) - Jeffrey Waugh, M.D., Ph.D.
Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health
- Bioinformatics - Yang Xie, Ph.D.
- Bioinformatics, Data Sciences for Precision Health Program - Tao Wang, Ph.D.
- Interdisciplinary Vaccine Research - Saad B. Omer, M.B.B.S, Ph.D.
- Epigenetic Regulation in Neural Development and Brain Cancer — Jiang Wu, Ph.D.
- Selenoproteins in Health and Disease - Anju Sreelatha, Ph.D.
- Translational Cancer Immunology — Chengcheng (Alec) Zhang, Ph.D.
- Biomedical Research and Medical Physics - Ken Kang-Hsin Wang, Ph.D.
- Development of Molecularly Targeted Therapies for Cancer - Kenneth Westover, M.D., Ph.D.
- Medical Physics - You Zhang, Ph.D.
- Understanding “bad soils” of Cancer Metastasis and Developing Novel Cancer Therapeutics - Andrew Wang, M.D.
- Molecular Imaging - Orhan Öz, M.D., Ph.D.
- Neuroimaging - Jiaen Liu, Ph.D.
- PET Physics Research - Spencer Bowen, Ph.D.
- Synthetic Chemistry for Molecular Imaging - Xiankai Sun, Ph.D.
Simmons Cancer Center
- Biology of Human Tumors - Matteo Ligorio, M.D., Ph.D.
- Colorectal Surgery Clinical Research - Fadwa Ali, M.D.
- Limb Regeneration - Robert Tower, Ph.D.
- Simulation and Video Based Assessment - Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Ph.D.
- Video Based Assessment Group - Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Ph.D.
Questions about Postdoctoral Training Opportunities?
SGSPostdocOffice@utsouthwestern.edu the Postdoctoral Affairs Office for assistance.