Degree: BS, MS, Ph.D
Nationality: International Students
Application deadlines: Open
Dr Lu Wang is currently an Assistant Professor at UT Health San Antonio/Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies/Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology. He received his M.D. degree from Xiangya School of Medicine in 2010 and his Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (Dean’s Special Award) in 2015. He was a postdoctoral fellow at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania from 2015 to 2023. His most recent representative articles have been published in Cell, Nature Cell Biology, Neuron, and Cell Reports.
Our group focuses on epigenetic changes in ageing and age-related diseases (including metabolic diseases and tumours) using a variety of in vitro and animal models to study chromatin 3D conformation, DNA and histone modifications. The laboratory is currently supported by NIHK99/R00 and CPRIT funding and more information can be found at https://directory.uthscsa.edu/academics/profile/wangl25. We also offer a competitive salary package and numerous opportunities for research collaboration.
The Barshop Institute is a leading US ageing research institute with numerous platform centres and animal/pharmaceutical/clinical resources in a state-of-the-art, collaborative and friendly environment. San Antonio is a historic tourist city with easy access to life and no natural disasters.
- To study epigenetic changes in ageing and age-related diseases, including metabolic diseases and tumours.
- Applicants from a variety of research backgrounds are welcome, particularly those with experience in genomics/epigenetics/computational biology/molecular biology/biochemistry/animal experimentation.
Please send your CV, covering letter (which may include a personal statement/research interest etc.) and reference information to ([email protected]).