Postdoc Series positions are are occasionally available throughout the year in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Applications are sought from candidates with Ph. D or M.D. degree with a strong laboratory research background, publications, and specialized training in biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, or related fields. This is an ongoing recruitment. Positions are dependent on extramural funding. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal will be dependent on availability of support. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Geoffrey Abbott, Professor Research interests: Ion channel, KCNE, molecular pharmacology, epithelial biology, cardiac arrhythmia
Kevin Beier, Assistant Professor Research interests: Circuit and Behavioral Neuroscience, neurodevelopmental pathology
Amanda Burkhardt, Assistant Adjunct Professor Research interests: Immunology, Chemokines, Vaccines, Translational Immunology
Michael D. Cahalan, Distinguished Professor and Department Chair Research interests: Ion channels, calcium signaling, and cell interaction dynamics in the immune system.
Phil Felgner, Adjunct Professor Research interests: Vaccines, Gene Therapy, Drug Delivery, Liposomes, Biophysics, Protein Microarray, Epidemiology
J. Jay Gargus, Professor and Director of Center for Autism Research and Translation Research interests: functional genomics; molecular pathophysiology of ion pumps, channels, and signaling.
Milton Greenberg, Assistant Adjunct Professor/MedEd-Immunology Course Director Research interests: Medical Physiology Instruction
Todd C. Holmes, Professor and Department Vice Chair Research interests: ion channels, cellular physiology, neural circuits and behavior; circadian and visual circuits.
Lan Huang, Professor Research interests: Proteomics / mass spectrometry; protein modifications and interaction: proteasomes.
Rongsheng Jin, Professor Research interests: Structure and function of synaptic proteins; neurotoxins and receptors; protein complexes.
Devon Lawson, Assistant Professor Research interests: Cancer, stem cells, genomics, intratumor heterogenity, metastasis, systems biology
Medha Pathak, Assistant Professor Research interests: Piezo1, ion channels, stem cells, neural stem cells, differentiation, development, mechanical forces, matrix, environment.
Eric Pearlman, Chancellor's Professor and Director of Institute for Immunology Research interests: Innate immunity, bacterial infections, fungal infections, neutrophils, cornea, eye.
Hamid M. Said Distinguished Professor Research interests: Membrane transport and intracellular trafficking mechanisms; vitamin transport.
Francesco Tombola, Associate Professor Research interests: Electrical and chemical sensing in excitable cells, VSD-containing ion channels and enzymes.
Armando Villalta, Assistant Professor Research interests: Immune cell and organ system interactions that promote tissue injury and repair.
Qin Yang, Associate Professor Research interests: Epigenetic regulation of insulin resistance and energy expenditure in obesity and type 2 diabetes. Research Interests: ion channel, KCNE, molecular pharmacology, epithelial biology, cardiac arrhythmia
Albert Zlotnik, Chancellor's Professor and Graduate Faculty Advisor Research interests: Chemokines, cancer metastasis, genearray analysis of human diseases and bioinformatics in immunology.
James E. Hall (Recall Faculty) Research interests: Aquaporins in the lens; amyloid oligomers in Alzheimer's disease.
Stephen H. White (Recall Faculty) Research interests: Structure of membranes and lipid bilayers; peptide-bilayer interactions; protein folding.
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