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Postdoctoral Associate in Biomedical Engineering in the Wang Lab

Cornell University
Job Location:
Ithaca, New York
Biological Engineering
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Biomedical elastomers

We study biodegradable vascular grafts that will transform into autologous vascular conduits. A key component of this effort is the biodegradable elastomer. Our recent approach focuses on chelation elastomer (Chelation Crosslinking of Biodegradable Elastomers, Advanced Materials, September 2020: We are looking for a postdoctoral associate to further develop this design principle and make new elastomers.

  • Initiates and directs the design, synthesis, and characterization of the elastomer.
  • Facilitates the fabrication and characterization of the vascular grafts made from the elastomer
  • Requires a PhD in biomedical engineering, chemistry or related discipline.
  • The candidate is expected to closely interact with members of a multidisciplinary team to devise novel approaches to the vascular graft.
  • Must be an energetic, original thinker with a positive attitude. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are expected, so is the desire and ability to perform effectively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Expert knowledge of scientific principles and basic concepts. Demonstrated success in scientific communication as exemplified by peer reviewed publications.
Interested PhD students should contact:

Yadong Wang

McAdam Family Foundation Professor

of Heart Assist Technology

Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering

Cornell University

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