Postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Zongmin Zhao at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Scholarship: fully-funded
Degree: Ph.D
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

Dr Zongmin Zhao’s group at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy focuses on the development of next-generation drug delivery systems and novel cellular and immune therapies for the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of diseases using a cross-disciplinary approach that includes immunology, nanomedicine, gene editing, cellular engineering and immune engineering. Dr Zhao’s research has been published in several prestigious international journals, including Cell, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Science Advances, PNAS, Advanced Materials, Advanced Science and Biomaterial. More information about his group can be found on the website (

 Available Subjects:

  • The group is currently seeking two NIH-funded postdoctoral fellows. Research interests include drug delivery, immunotherapy and cell therapy. The postdocs will receive an NIH funding label.

Eligibility criteria:

  1. Immunology, cell biology, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences.
  2. Viral or non-viral vector-based genetic engineering, gene editing, immunoengineering, cell therapy, biomaterials, microfluidics, cancer research, animal models, drug delivery, nanomedicineļ¼Œ3.
  3. in vivo experimentation, mammalian cell culture, PCR, western blotting, flow cytometry and molecular biology and immunology related techniques.

Application Procedure:

Applicants should send their CV and contact details of three referees to Dr Zhao at [email protected].