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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

Fulton T. Crews, Ph.D.


George R Breese, Ph.D.

Action of ethanol on ligand-gated ion channel receptors; Basis of ethanol withdrawal anxiety

James C. Garbutt, M.D.

Biology of alcoholism

Clyde W. Hodge, Ph.D.

Behavioral pharmacology and pharmacogenomics

Josephine Johns, Ph.D. Effects of drugs of abuse on maternal behavior and aggression and prenatal exposure to drugs
C.J. Malanga, M.D., Ph.D. Prenatal exposure to drugs of abuse

A. Leslie Morrow, Ph.D.

Molecular mechanisms of alcohol dependence

Donita Robinson, Ph.D. Neuronal circuitry underlying alcohol-motivated behavior
Todd Thiele, Ph.D. Neurobiology of alcoholism

Kathleen K. Sulik, Ph.D.

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.