Postdoctoral fellows

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available to study molecular regulation of stem cells and neurodevelopment.  Using both genetic mouse models and human pluripotent stem cell (iPSCs, ESCs, CRISPR/Cas9 gene edited) models, together with a combination of molecular, cellular, genetics, and imaging methods, my laboratory investigates transcriptional and post-transcriptional mechanisms control the neural differentiation and neuronal development (more details are available on our lab website This position is for a highly motivated PhD graduate (graduated after summer 2018) who aims to develop an independent research career. The ideal candidate has strong background in molecular biology, genetics, and cell biology and has published first-authored primary research papers in internationally recognized journals during PhD training. In addition to leading research projects, the person will receive trainings that are critical for future science jobs, including grant/fellowship application and student supervision. If interested, please email your cover letter stating career goals, CV, contact information of at least 3 references, and electronic (PDF) files of representative first-authored publications to Dr. Zhao: xinyu.zhao(AT)wisc(DOT)edu