Program in Gene Function and Expression

Postdoctoral Positions

Postdoctoral positions are available for research training with faculty members in the Program in Gene Function and Expression at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The research groups in this newly formed Program are highly inter-disciplinary, interactive and collaborative. The permanent laboratories for the Program are housed in a state-of-the-art, new 340,000 sq ft research building.

 Primary Faculty  
 Dr. Michael Green, Ph.D.,M.D.  

Eukaryotic Gene Regulation and Cancer Molecular Biology

 Dr. Usha Acharya, Ph.D

Molecular Genetics of Lipid Metabolism and Signaling

 Dr. Ingolf Bach, Ph.D.  
 Neuronal Cell Fate Specification   
 Dr. Jennifer Benanti, Ph.D.  

Regulation of Cell Growth and Division

 Dr. Michael Brodsky, Ph.D.  
 Drosophila p53 and DNA Damage-Induced Apoptosis  
 Dr. Lucio Castilla, Ph.D.  
 Genetics of Leukemia, Mouse Models  
 Dr. Thomas Fazzio, Ph.D.   
 Chromatin Regulation in Stem Cells  
 Dr. Heinrich Gottlinger, Ph.D., M.D.  
 Molecular Biology of HIV-1  
 Dr. Paul D. Kaufman, Ph.D.  
 Assembly and Function of Eukaryotic Chromosomes  
 Dr. Nathan Lawson, Ph.D  
 Determining the Signals Responsible for Blood Vessel Development using Zebrafish  
 Dr. Brian Lewis, Ph.D.  
 Molecular Genetics of Pancreatic and Liver Cancers  
 Dr. Heidi Tissenbaum, Ph.D.  
 Dissecting Molecular Mechanisms of the Aging Process  
 Dr. Eduardo Torres, Ph.D.  
 Effects of Aneuploidy on Cellular Physiology and Cell Division  
 Dr. Yong-Xu Wang, Ph.D.  
 Transcriptional Control of Energy Metabolism and Metabolic Diseases by the Nuclear Receptor PPAR Subfamily  
 Dr. Scot Wolfe, Ph.D.  
 Creating Artificial DNA-Binding Domains for Targeted Gene Regulation and Gene Modification  
 Affiliated Faculty  
 Dr. Rossella Tupler  
       Molecular Pathogenesis of Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy  
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