Updated December, 2008

The Graduate School, Rush University, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Physiology.  Graduate students are taught by the faculty of the Section of Cellular Signaling, on a day-to-day basis, and by the faculty of the Department and Rush University on a course basis.  Typically, the first two years of studies are dedicated to a core curriculum, taught by the University faculty, and basic science studies, directed by the Section faculty.  In parallel, the student starts participating in specific research projects.  By the end of the 2nd year the student should have an individual project, which may evolve into a thesis core.  During their tenure, graduate students typically register in select courses at other schools, with faculty affiliated to our Section (including U. of Illinois, Loyola University, U. of Chicago, and Universidad de la República, Montevideo).   Inquire with present students (see Personnel) for their own impressions of the program.

Postdoctoral fellowship.  Minimum duration of support: two years.  Salary: matches NIH guidelines.  Inquire with present postdocs for details.

All positions are funded by NIH and private foundation grants.


Is part of a Medical Center that coordinates services to about 50 affiliated hospitals.  It is located near the academic and medical campuses of the University of Illinois at Chicago, 1.5 miles west of downtown Chicago. 


Send CV, names of three references and a brief letter describing interests, prior training, goals, family needs, etc., to Dr. Eduardo Ríos (erios@rush.edu), Dr. Tom Shannon (tshannon@rush.edu) or Dr. Lothar Blatter (Lothar_Blatter@rush.edu).

Correspondence regarding this web site should be sent to Dr. John Tang: John_Tang@rush.edu.

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