The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM) invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships.

Scholarship: Fully-funded
Degree: Ph.D
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the nation’s top public universities (Big Ten), with a top 10 pharmacy school (US News 2020), and is located in Madison, the capital of Wisconsin, in a beautiful, safe environment. Madison is ranked as one of the top 10 cities in the United States in which to live.

Dr Quanyin Hu is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) School of Pharmacy.
He received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) and North Carolina State University (2014-2018). Prior to joining the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 2018-2020.

Dr Hu is currently an associate editor for the Journal of Nanobiotechnology and a guest editor for Bioactive Materials. Since the establishment of the group, Dr Hu has published several research papers as corresponding author, including Science Translational Medicine (2022), Nature Communications (2022, 2022), Science Advances (2022, 2023), JACS ( 2023) and Chemical Society Reviews (2022, 2023, 2023), with over 12,000 citations.

Dr Hu has been awarded the American Cancer Society (ACS) Research Scholar Award, 2024 Chemical Society Reviews Emerging Investigator, 2023 CRS Immuno Delivery Young Investigator, 2023 UW Madison Investigator, 2023 UW Madison Investigator, 2024 Chemical Society Reviews Emerging Investigator. Investigator, 2023 UW Madison Early Career Innovator, 2022 MIT TR35 Young Innovator China, 2023 BMES-CMBE Rising Star Junior Faculty, 2023 Journal of Nanobiotechnology Rising Star, 2022 iCANX Young Scientist, 2022 & 2023 Clarivate Highly Cited Scholar, 2022 Badger Challenge Scholar, 2022 Journal of Materials Chemistry B Emerging Investigator, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) Innovation Award Finalist, etc, and received the METAvivor Foundation Early Career Investigator Award, 2022 University of Wisconsin-Madison Fall Research Competition Award, Journal of Nanobiotechnology Editorial Excellence Award, BMES Career Development Award, and others.

 Available Subjects:

  • The CIPT Lab (Cell-Inspired Personalised Therapeutic Lab) will focus on cell therapy, immune therapy and immunotherapy. The CIPT Lab (Cell-Inspired Personalised Therapeutic Lab) will focus on the concepts of cell therapy, immunotherapy and personalised therapy (CIPT) to build an efficient and controlled drug delivery system for cancer, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular diseases and other diseases, as well as to solve the clinical challenges at the forefront of the field.

Eligibility criteria:

  • PhD students with a background in immunology, chemical synthesis, synthetic biology, molecular biology, cell biology, pharmacy, biomedical sciences, etc., with good reading, writing and communication skills in English, as well as independent thinking, academic rigour, commitment, teamwork and communication skills are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure:

Interested students are welcome to make inquiries and apply. Please send your application materials (Cover Letter, CV, and contact information of 3 referees combined into one PDF file) to [email protected] or [email protected].