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Path-Immuno - Phung Laboratory

Houston, Texas

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Path-Immuno - Phung Laboratory
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Graduate and Post-Doctoral Training Opportunities

Dr. Thuy Phung is a faculty of the Baylor College of Medicine Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. She is a member of the following graduate programs:

We want to provide a stimulating and productive research environment in the lab. Our work is goal-oriented, and projects are developed and executed by the trainee with mentoring and guidance from Dr. Phung. The main objective for each project is to understand disease mechanisms based upon which new therapies can be developed to improve the therapeutic outcome of the diseases being investigated in the lab.

The educational goal is to help trainees acquire important analytical and scientific skills necessary for further advancement in a scientific career. Trainees will have regular one-on-one meeting with Dr Phung to discuss their research progress and career goals. The lab has a weekly journal club and data presentation to serve as platforms for trainees to learn how to critically evaluate the scientific literature, and to effectively communicate their research findings. We are looking for motivated individuals who find that science is a rewarding career path to pursue.

The Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine provides clinical and anatomic pathology services at Texas Children's Hospital, Ben Taub Hospital, and the Michael E. DeBakey Houston VA Medical Center, and to many community health care centers in southeast Texas. We have a strong research component with NIH-funded laboratories focusing on cancer, development, RNA splicing, reproduction, and infectious diseases, among others. Baylor College of Medicine provides an outstanding environment for biomedical research with numerous central core facilities in the Advanced Technology Core Laboratories. In addition to the medical school, Baylor has the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences with 14 graduate programs, the School of Allied Health Sciences, and the National School of Tropical Medicine. Baylor has an active postdoctoral association .

Baylor College of Medicine is located within the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest medical center in the United States. The TMC is a complex of over 46 institutions, including MD Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston Methodist, Ben Taub Hospital, and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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