KAIST 생명과학과동창회
  • News & Events
  • Notices

Notices

Postdoctoral Fellowship Position in Neurobiology of Autism at the University of Texas Health
Science Center at San Antonio


Great opportunity to participate in autism research


This posting is to fill an open postdoctoral fellowship position in the laboratory of Hye Young Lee, PhD in the Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology, School of Medicine. The Lee Lab studies the molecular neurobiology and etiology of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related neuropsychiatric disorders, using a range of cutting-edge molecular, cellular and integrative approaches on multiple topics including inflammation, development and gene editing therapeutics. ASD forms a heterogeneous neurodevelopmental syndrome characterized by deficits in language development/social interactions and repetitive behavior/restricted interests. ASD likely arises from a complex combination of genetics and risk factors. However, it is possible that certain aspects of ASD molecular pathophysiology can determine the underlying neurobiological basis of ASD. And, understanding underlying mechanisms will help not only understanding the basis of these disorders, but also will contribute to develop therapeutic treatments for ASD.


The Lee Lab focuses on: 1) identifying the molecular mechanisms responsible for the pathophysiology of ASD and related disorders, and using these mechanisms to rescue behavioral dysfunction in mouse models, 2) elucidating specific autistic behaviors, including social communication deficits and repetitive behaviors, and identifying the brain region(s) and neuron groups underlying these behavioral deficits in mouse models, and 3) developing potential therapeutic treatments for ASD by targeting gene regulation with small molecules and CRISPR using autism patient cells and autism mouse models. To address these questions, our lab employs molecular and cellular neurobiology tools, in vivo brain imaging, and animal behavioral studies.


Individuals with experience or interest in these research areas, who are self-motivated and have a passion for ASD research are encouraged to apply. Applicants are encouraged to view the recent publications and related review papers of Dr. Lee who trained with Dr. Lily Jan at University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Our recent study has been published in Nature Biomedical Engineering (2018, 2: 497-507). [Featured in over 90 news stories, including Nature Research Highlights, Nature Review Materials Research Highlights, and Nature Review Genetics Highlights.]
Funding is in place for this position to begin immediately.


A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the Lee Lab for a candidate with experience in the
following areas:
1. Molecular/cellular biology/rodent behaviors in any area OR
2. Neuroscience using rodent models


A postdoctoral fellowship trainee will be trained in the topics they are interested in related to ASD,
including:
1) Using gene editing techniques and participating in gene editing therapeutic development
2) Studying the effect of inflammation in ASD using mouse models
3) Studying neurodevelopmental deficits focused on primary cilia deficits


To apply, please send a curriculum vitae (CV), a brief (<2 page) statement of research interests (cover letter), and contact information for three references to Dr. Hye Young Lee at leeh6@uthscsa.edu. The review process will begin immediately.


Please find news about Lee lab at
Lee lab at UTHSCSA: https://physiology.uthscsa.edu/team-member/hye-young-lee-ph-d/
Lee lab webpage: https://www.hyeyoungleelab.org/news
All postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.
The UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.


List of Articles
번호 제목 글쓴이 날짜 조회 수
공지 졸업예비사정표 제출 안내 / Submission of Graduation Checklist file 생명과학과 2019.02.18 1400
공지 생명과학기술대학 『석·박사모험연구사업』안내 / Short Term Innovative Research file 생명과학과 2019.02.11 1526
공지 2019년 봄학기 시간표 안내 / 2019 Springl Semester Biological Sciences Timetable file 생명과학과 2019.01.07 1855
공지 2018학년도 가을학기 ‘윤리 및 안전’ 이수 안내 / Guidance on completion of the Fall 2018 Ethics and Safety course 생명과학과 2018.09.13 4432
공지 2019년 8월 박사 졸업예정자 학위논문심사 실시 및 제출서류 안내 / Guidance of dissertation evaluation for 2019 Aug. graduating students file 생명과학과 2018.09.13 4488
공지 석·박사과정(통합과정 포함) 재학년한 연장신청 안내Application for Extension of Prescribed Time Limit for Graduate Students (Including Integrated MS-PhD) file 생명과학과 2018.06.05 10068
공지 Ph.D. Thesis Proposal 실시 안내 / 박사과정 입학 후 또는 박사과정 인정시점 1년 이내 완료하여야 함 file 생명과학과 2017.06.28 21954
공지 생명과학과 이수요건 안내 (학사과정 / 대학원과정) file 생명과학과 2017.02.16 27147
공지 박사학위논문계획서 및 자격시험 가이드라인 변경 안내 file 생명과학과 2016.04.11 30785
공지 대학원생 관련 규정 변경 내용 안내 (2015.12) / Notice for changes in the requirements of graduate students file 생명과학과 2015.12.23 32335
98 2010학년도 가을학기 교과목 변경사항 안내 과사무실 2010.06.21 5827
97 2010학년도 가을학기 각 과정 재입학 지원신청 일정 및 절차 안내 과사무실 2010.06.03 4932
96 2011학년도 대학원 전기1차 신입생모집 (7.21(화)~7.30(금) 17:00까지) 과사무실 2010.06.02 5608
95 2011 대학원 1차 '융합자유선택프로그램' 신입생 모집(7.12~7.14) 과사무실 2010.06.02 5369
94 2010년도 여름학기 국내 인턴십 프로그램 참가 안내 과사무실 2010.04.29 7104
93 2010학년도 후기 대학원 신입생 모집(4.28~5.6) 과사무실 2010.03.17 5861
92 제9회 바이오니아 시상식(3.2(화) 16:00) 과사무실 2010.02.23 6857
91 2010년도 학위수여식 행사 안내 및 참석여부 통보 요청 과사무실 2010.02.03 5365
90 2010년 8월 졸업예정자 예비사정표 제출 안내 과사무실 2010.01.29 5409
89 제9회 Bioneer Award 공모 안내(2010. 2.12(금)까지) 과사무실 2009.12.16 6083
88 박사과정 학위논문계획서 및 자격시험에 관한 규정 변경 안내 과사무실 2009.12.11 5775
87 2010년 2월 학사과정 졸업예정자 윤리및 안전 교과목 이수 안내 과사무실 2009.12.09 5369
86 2009학번 무학과 학과설명회 안내 과사무실 2009.11.11 5626
85 2009 Agarwal Award 시상식 개최 과사무실 2009.10.01 6885
84 2010년 2월 졸업예정자 예비사정표 제출 안내 과사무실 2009.08.28 6435
83 2010 대학원 전기1차 신입생 모집 (7.21~8.5) 과사무실 2009.06.20 6688
82 EAC meeting 관련 특별 세미나(2009.5.11) 과사무실 2009.05.06 5428
81 정원일 교수님 정년 퇴임 안내 (2009.3.17) 과사무실 2009.04.02 6705
80 제8회 Bioneer Award 공모 안내(2009.2.13(금)까지) 과사무실 2008.12.16 5460
79 2008학번 무학과 학과설명회 안내 과사무실 2008.11.25 6582
Board Pagination Prev 1 ... 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Next
/ 17