The Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies offers post-doctoral fellowships in a multidisciplinary training program funded by NIAAA. Research is focused on molecular and cellular studies on alcohol actions. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D., U.S. citizenship or permanent residency, and an interest in alcohol research. Pre Doctoral candidates are chosen from a pool of UNC graduate students to work in the laboratories of CAS scientists.
Gene Expression • Transcription Factors • Knockouts • Apoptosis •
Oxidative Stress • Gene Therapy • Gene Regulation • Molecular Signaling
|George R Breese, Ph.D.||
Action of ethanol on ligand-gated ion channel receptors; Basis of ethanol withdrawal anxiety
|Biology of alcoholism|
Behavioral pharmacology and pharmacogenomics
|Josephine Johns, Ph.D.||Effects of drugs of abuse on maternal behavior and aggression and prenatal exposure to drugs|
|Prenatal exposure to drugs of abuse|
Molecular mechanisms of alcohol dependence
|Donita Robinson, Ph.D.||Neuronal circuitry underlying alcohol-motivated behavior|
|Todd Thiele, Ph.D.||Neurobiology of alcoholism|
Pathogenesis and mechanisms underlying alcohol-related birth defects
|Mark Wightman, Ph.D.||Dopamine and ethanol addiction|
|Kirk Wilhelmsen, M.D., Ph.D.||Genetic mapping of addiction related behavior|
Please send curriculum vitae and statement of interest directly to faculty above or
to Dr. Fulton T. Crews at:
Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB#7178, Thurston Bowles Building
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7178
UNC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.