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Job ID: 105652

Post-doc in Immuno-Bioengineering
Wayne State University

Date Posted Apr. 10, 2018
Title Post-doc in Immuno-Bioengineering
University Wayne State University
Department Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Detroit, MI
    United States
  • Post-Doc
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Postdoc positions are available immediately at Prof. Zhiqiang Cao’s lab at Wayne State University.

Cao lab uses a multidisciplinary approach, to study new materials and their translational applications in healthcare and biomedical engineering. Candidates with background in (1) biomaterials, or (2) immunology, immune cell biology, molecular biology or biochemistry are welcome to apply. Specific research area is open, but candidates with significant experience in manipulating the immune system against diabetes and cancer, vaccine development, or related in vivo models and evaluations will be favorably considered. Qualified applicants are expected to be self-motivated. Student with medical school/university training will be preferred but not required. Interested individuals should email Prof. Cao with CV included ( ASAP. The position will remain open until filled.

Prof. Cao joined the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at Wayne State University as an Assistant Professor in 2013 and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2017. Previously he worked with Prof. Shaoyi Jiang on zwitterionic materials for his Ph.D. at University of Washington. Later he worked as a postdoc with Prof. Robert Langer on diabetic research at MIT and Harvard Medical School. His current research is supported by National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and multiple programs from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). He receives the 2016 NIH NIDDK Type 1 Diabetes Pathfinder Award.

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