Postdoctoral position at the University of Maine, USA

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

Scholarship Description:

The laboratory of Dr Yanyan Li at the University of Maine invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the field of molecular/biochemical nutrition.

The laboratory’s main research interests are the interaction between dietary bioactives/phytochemicals and gut microbiota, and the effects of inflammatory diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease and inflammation-associated cancers. 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.

The University of Maine, located in Orono, Maine, USA, is the flagship school of the University of Maine system and is the largest and only school in Maine to be classified as a research university by the Carnegie Institution for Higher Education Research. In total, the University of Maine has over 11,000 students, including 9,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students.

 Available Subjects:

  • Molecular/Biochemical Nutrition, Molecular Medicine, Molecular Pharmaceutics, Biochemistry

Eligibility criteria:

  • Solid experience in wet-lab and mouse studies.
  • Prior research experience in gut microbiome, multi-omics (e.g., metagenomics, metabolomics), inflammatory diseases/cancer are highly favorable.
  • Good verbal and written English.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should email a curriculum vitae, transcripts, and your selected publications from peer-reviewed journals to Dr Li at yanyan [email protected].