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Join the Yang Lab!

We’re looking for motivated young scientists at the postdoctoral, graduate, and undergraduate levels.

Postdoctoral Fellow Position Available 01/01/2004

Dr. Huanghe Yang’s laboratory in the Departments of Biochemistry and Neurobiology, Duke University School of Medicine, is seeking for a postdoctoral fellow who is interested in deciphering the unknown biological functions of novel ion channels and poorly understood lipid scramblases in health and disease. The position is available immediately.


  1. Curious about unknown biology associated with cell membranes.
  2. Motivated to become an independent PI.
  3. Candidates with track record in channel biophysics, cell biology, membrane biology, physiology, neuroscience, optical imaging and/or structural biology will better fit this position.
  4. Candidates with all backgrounds are welcome to apply.


Please send your CV including a brief letter describing your research experience/interests and the contact information for your three references to Huanghe Yang (

About the Yang Lab

The Yang lab focuses on understanding the biology of ion and lipid transport in health and disease. We employs multidisciplinary approaches, including imaging, electrophysiology, mouse models and pharmacology to study the unknown functions ion channels and lipid scramblases. Dr. Yang is committed to train next generation researchers including independent PIs. All former and current trainees have won prestigious fellowships and awards. Learn more about our research findings and check our past News.

Graduate Students

The Yang lab is affiliated with several Duke graduate programs and may accept a student rotation at any time of the year. Please contact Huanghe Yang to discuss a potential rotation.

Undergraduate Students

Please send an e-mail with your CV, your transcript, and a short note stating why you’re interested in our lab to Huanghe Yang .