Positions are available for highly motivated graduate students and postdocs wishing to study determinants of obesity and metabolic syndrome, and mechanisms of action underlying disease development. Our research program utilizes animal models and human studies to answer questions from genetic, epigenetic, physiologic, metabolic and microbiome perspectives. Commonly used techniques include Western blotting, RT-PCR, DNA methylation assay, LC-MS/MS, ELISA, 16S rRNA sequencing, gross brain dissections and micro-dissections.
Interested applicants should email a letter of interest to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Clara E Cho that includes a CV and statement outlining their research interests. Please note that although funding support is not a prerequisite, candidates are expected to apply for graduate or fellowship funding.