Postdoctoral Positions in Molecular Hepatology and Stem Cell Biology

Published: 2013-02-24

Postdoctoral positions are available immediately within the Digestive Disease Research Center (DDRC) located within Scott & White Hospital, Texas A&M Health Science Center to work in the areas of hepatobiliary stem cell genetics and liver regeneration signaling. The lab currently studies signaling network crosstalk in human pluripotent cells during hepatobiliary injury and stem cell maintenance. One project focuses on the role of hepatic progenitor phenotypes in hepatobiliary injury, neuroendocrine response and stem cell biology.  In another project, the fellow will study the genetic and non-coding RNA network in alcoholic liver injury. We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated and career-oriented. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree obtained within the past 3 years with US citizenship or permanent residency.  Qualified candidates should have strong background in one or more of the following areas: molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, stem cell genetics. Previous experience in generating and analyzing iPS cells is desirable.  Recent Ph.D. graduates with good English writing skill and strong publication record are encouraged to apply. 

Scott & White Hospital is the top ranked healthcare facility in central Texas. It offers active graduate and postdoctoral training programs and the unmatched scientific environment of the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

Scott & White Hospital is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law and provides a smoke-free and drug-free environment. All positions at Scott & White Hospital are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information.

Interested candidates should send a current CV, names of 3 references and a research statement describing their research interest and career goals to Dr. Fanyin Meng at

Fanyin Meng, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Digestive Disease Research Center
Scott & White Hospital
Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine
1901 S 1st Street
Building 205, Room 1R60
Temple, Texas 76504
U. S. A.
Fax: 001-254-743-0555