University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Postdoctoral Position: Lung stem cells and alveolar repair

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Chicago, IL, United States

Postdoctoral Position: Lung stem cells and alveolar repair

A postdoctoral position is available to study lung stem cells, alveolar epithelial repair and regeneration.

A postdoctoral position is available to study lung stem cells and the mechanisms of lung alveolar epithelial repair. Projects include interactions between micro-environmental niche and epithelial progenitor/stem cells, intrinsic signaling in lung stem cells, cell fate determination during lung inflammation, injury and repair. Experience with mouse models, tissue culture, histology, fluorescent cell sorting, confocal and fluorescence microscopy, RNA sequencing, stem cell biology, immunity and inflammatory signaling is desirable. Candidates should also have a record of high productivity, be able to independently design and carry out experiments.  Send curriculum vitae, cover letter including research experience, career interest, and names and addresses of 3 references to Dr. Yuru Liu, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 835 S. Wolcott, E403, MSB, Chicago, IL 60612, USA. yuruliu@uic.edu.    http://mcph.uic.edu/liu

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Postdoctoral Position: Lung stem cells and alveolar repair