College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Animal, Dairy and Veterinary sciences
9825 Old Main Hill
Logan, utah, 84322, United States
The Wang lab was the first to establish genetic engineering technologies in the golden Syrian hamster, a unique animal model species in human disease modeling. We are the world leader in developing genetic engineered animals, including cattle, sheep, goats, guinea pig and golden Syrian hamsters.
Doctoral Degree, PhD, genetics, biotechnology, reproduction, stem cells
Looking for highly motivated candidates who think life science is fun and exciting! A PhD assistantship is available in the Wang lab to conduct research training in animal genetic engineering (using CRISPR/Cas9), assisted reproduction technology (IVF, Cloning by somatic cell nuclear transfer) and embryonic stem cells. The minimum requirement for this position is a BS/BA degree in biology and related fields with a 3.5 GPA or above. The candidate should also have competitive scores in GRE (percentiles in Verbal and Quantitative ≥ 40).