MS or PhD Graduate Assistant positions are available beginning in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 in Gastrointestinal Health and Physiology Lab in the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences at the University of Maryland (UMD) – College Park under the supervision of Dr. Younggeon Jin. The overall goal of the lab is to study mechanisms responsible for maintenance and restoration of the intestinal barrier, with the ultimate objective of pharmacologically restoring the mucosal barrier in animals and human suffering from diseases associated with increased intestinal permeability. Their work involves cell and animal models (mouse and pig), and incorporates tools from physiology, genetics, bioengineering, and molecular biology.
For more information, see attached. The application is due December 31.