7 October, 2016
2017 spring PhD Openings @ BE at Utah State University
Huang group (Brain micro-Engineering Lab) at Biological Engineering Department. of Utah State University is actively looking for multiple PhD students (Spring 2017) to join the lab. Scholarship will be provided to cover salary, benefit and tuition. All areas in engineering, biology, and chemistry, are welcomed. Candidates with MS degree or strong research experience in relevant areas are given priority. Candidates with background and interest in two areas are encourage to apply: (1) Neuroscience, iPSC or other cell biology. (2) Tissue engineering, mechanical engineering, or electric engineering.
Research: Dr. Huang’s research has been well published in Nature Biotechnology, ACS Nano, Nanoscale, and Lab on a Chip. His research interest is centered on the development of microfluidics, 3D printing scaffold, and nanomaterials for brain biomedical research, spanning three areas: (1) Brain Cancer Invasion. (2) Neural Micro-engineering. (3) Stem Cell Micro-patterning and 3D Co-culture.
Academics: The Utah State University (USU) is the flagship university of the state of Utah. USU are among best colleges by both US News and Forbes. Popular Science called it one of the Top 10 Smartest Schools in the nation. Forbes ranked the university No. 95 in Public Colleges.
Location: The main campus, Logan, is ranked as “top 3 college town” by Livability.com. Logan is located in northern Utah’s Cache Valley, 80 miles northeast of Salt Lake City and within a day’s driving distance of six national parks. The surrounding area, including ski resorts, lakes, rivers and mountains, makes Utah State one of the finest recreational environments in the nation.
Resources: You will have full access to a big range of biological and engineering equipment/tools. This includes BSL2 culture facility, Microfabrication facility, Electron Microscope, Atomic Force Microscope, confocal, environment-controlled microscope, HPLC, PCR, protein analysis, plate reader, flow cytometry etc. In addition, you will also have access to collaborative facility, such as super-resolution microscope and ultra-centrifugation.
For more information about Dr. Huang and research of his group, please visit https://be.usu.edu/5_people/faculty_directory/huang_yu . If interested, please contact him directly at: yu (dot) huang (at) usu (dot) edu, with your CV, representative publications, and contact information of 3 references.
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