Scholarship: Fully funded
Nationality: International Students
Application deadlines: Open
The primary research interests of the laboratory are the interactions between dietary bioactives/phytochemicals and gut microbiota and the effects on inflammatory diseases, such as inflammatory bowel disease and inflammation-associated tumorigenesis. The laboratory is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a number of research projects.
Homepage: https://the-broccoli-lab.com/, https://umaine.edu/foodandagriculture/yanyanli-2/
The University of Maine, located in Orono, Maine, is the flagship institution of the University of Maine System and the largest and only school in Maine classified as a research university by the Carnegie Institution for Higher Education Research. The University of Maine has a total enrollment of over 11,000 students, including 9,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students.
- Molecular/Biochemical Nutrition, Molecular Medicine, Molecular Pharmaceutics, Biochemistry, or a closely related field
- Solid experience in wet-lab and mouse studies.
- Prior research experience in gut microbiome, multi-omics (e.g., metagenomics, metabolomics), inflammatory diseases/cancerare highly favorable.
- Good verbal and written English.
Interested applicants please email a curriculum vitae (CV), transcripts, and your selected publications from peer-reviewed journal to Dr. Li at [email protected].