Welcome current and prospective postdocs to the Biochemistry and Biophysics department at UNC! We have over 50 postdoctoral researchers in our department labs performing diverse and innovative research at the cutting-edge of their fields. As a department, we support postdocs by providing opportunities to present their research, sponsoring a committee to represent postdoc interests to the department, providing leadership and professional development opportunities, and inviting postdocs to all our social events. We strive to make our community a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone. We hope you find the contacts and resources on this webpage useful for navigating aspects of being a postdoc at UNC. Please feel free to reach out to any of our postdoctoral leaders or faculty!
– Jean Cook, Ph.D. Professor & Chair
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Contacts for Postdocs:
Please contact any of us with your questions or concerns.
Useful Resources for Postdocs:
Postdoc News & Events
Open Basic Science T32 Postdoctoral Research Positions
Join an established interdisciplinary postdoctoral T32 fellowship program in basic & translational aspects of genetics, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, pathophysiology & treatment of liver and gastrointestinal tract disorders. Goals are to attract Ph.D., M.D. and DVM postdocts to these fields & provide training in state-of-the-art research techniques. Fellowships are for 2 years, & are funded by NIH (NIDDK) Institutional T32 Training Grant. The deadline for applications is March 15.
Be Inspired by Diverse Scientists
Read our collection of diverse scientists.
A history of black scientists (ASBMB)
Celebrating important contributions and achievements in science and technology made by black scientists.
BCBP celebrates Lunar New Year with potluck and red envelopes
The DEI and BCBP Social committee organized a departmental-wide celebration and potluck for the Lunar New Year on January 27, 2023. There were delicious dumplings and rice noodles from Sister Liu's dumplings and sides and desserts from members