Current openings (As of August 2017)
We have openings for 2 graduate students. One opening will be to work with Dr Palmer Netongo on the role of gammaherpesvirus-induced IL-10 in the suppression of anti-malarial immune responses. The other will be to work with Dr Patrice Mimche and Thayer King on the role of ephrin B ligands on T follicular helper cell responses during Plasmodium infection. The positions are based at the University of Utah, Department of Pathology but may also involve significant time working in Dr Lawrence Ayong’s laboratory at the Centre Pasteur Cameroon.
I am a faculty member of the Molecular Biology and the Neurosciences Graduate Programs at the University of Utah. If you are looking to apply to these programs please examine the links to determine what you need to do to apply.
I am looking for students who can work independently and in a multidisciplinary environment. You should also be smart and ambitious. Please contact me here or by picking up the phone (801-213-2097) to discuss these openings. You will need to convince me, and the other members of my lab, that you will fit in to our group. You will also need to be prepared to complete all requirements to graduate in a reasonably fast amount of time.
We currently have no funded postdoctoral openings at present. However if you are interested in joining my lab to complete postdoctoral research please contact me here to discuss. You should be willing to apply for independent funding in due course. The Department of Pathology has an excellent track record of support for independent postdoctoral scientists that eventually seek independent research positions.
We recently filled the vacancy for the lab. We expect to be advertising for another undergraduate student in the spring of 2018.