Jing Hughes, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medicine (Endocrinology)
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The cellular antenna primary cilium is a beautiful and enigmatic structure that underlies some of the most important human diseases. We study primary cilia in the setting of pancreatic islet function and diabetes, using genetic models, metabolic tests, and molecular and cellular imaging to dissect the role of cilia in cellular communication.
Research keywords: Pancreatic islets; Primary cilia; Cell crosstalk
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|Some former postdocs’ career outcomes:||Jeong Hun Jo – senior postdoc, 4 papers, starting job search|
Eun Young Lee – assistant professor in Korea
Samantha Adamson – K awardee
Shannon Townsend – T32 awardee
Lifei Zhu – applying for medical residency
Postdoc openings within the next year
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Current Visa-Holding Trainees in the U.S.
International Trainees Outside the U.S.