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Weibin Shi - Genetics of complex diseases, medical imaging, vascular biology and diseases

Category: 
Science & Engineering
Department: 
Radiology
Supervising Faculty Member: 
Weibin Shi
Research Focus: 

We use mouse models to search for genes and pathways involved in human complex diseases, such as atherosclerosis, type 2 diabetes and dystonia. We also use medical imaging tools to quantify body fat and assess its role in cardiovascular disease.

Position Description: 

Participate in many aspects of research in the lab, including DNA, RNA and protein preparation, quantitation; morphometric measurement of atherosclerotic lesion; cell culture and animal care.

Required Skills: 

not required.

Training/Certification: 
No.
What will you learn: 

No.

Specialization: 
Genetics of complex diseases, medical imaging, vascular biology and diseases