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Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University

Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan

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Applications are open for the Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan in the United States of America. The Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow for Dr. Yanzhuang Wang Laboratory.

This is a one year term-limited position with a possibility of renewal. In general, in LSA, Postdoctoral Research Fellow appointments are renewable annually for a maximum of three years. Additional information regarding UM Postdoctoral Research Fellow appointments can be found at https://rackham.umich.edu/postdoctoral-fellows/

Research in the Wang Lab focuses on the biogenesis, function, and defects of the Golgi in diseases. The Golgi apparatus is a central membrane organelle for protein trafficking and secretion in all eukaryotic cells. A unique feature of this organelle is a stack of flattened cisternae. Our research aims to understand how this structure is formed, why its formation is important for Golgi function under normal conditions, and how the Golgi becomes defective in its structure and function under stress or disease conditions. The work will provide a basic understanding of Golgi function in protein trafficking, inheritance during the cell cycle, and pathology in diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.


  • Applicants for this postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan will have a PhD in Cell Biology, Protein Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and light and electronic microscopy, or in the related field.
  • Candidates will have a record of creativity and scientific productivity.

The University of Michigan

The University of Michigan is the public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America.  Its comprehensive graduate program offers doctoral degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) as well as professional degrees in architecture, business, medicine, law, pharmacy, nursing, social work, public health, and dentistry. Michigan’s body of living alumni comprises more than 540,000 people. Also, it is one of the largest alumni bases of any university in the world.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline30 April,2021
Open toAll
OrganizerThe University of Michigan



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