Career Development

Trainees in the laboratory are expected to be motivated and self-derived to progress their research careers. Trainees are encouraged to participate in following activities during their training in the laboratory.

  • Complete following training: Ethics in research, Good lab Practice (GLP), Animal care and use
  • Present research at Local Venues (Phi Zeta, Annual Retreat, and Lunch and Science seminar series)
  • Present research in national meetings
  • Publish research in peer-reviewed journals
  • Apply for research and career development fellowships

Selected Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students

F31- Predoctoral Fellowship from NIH

American Heart Association- Predoctoral Fellowship

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Predoctoral Fellowship

Selected Funding Opportunities for Postdoctoral Fellows

F32- Postdoctoral Fellowship from NIH

American Heart Association- Postdoctoral Fellowship

K99/R00- Postdoctoral Career Development Award from NIH

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Postdoctoral Fellowship

Selected Funding Opportunities for Veterinary Professionals:

One full-time paid summer fellowship (funded by the investigator) is available to DVM professionals, preferable from LSU-SVM. Fellows are expected to contribute at least 8 hours per day/night during the tenure of  fellowship. Fellow will be working full time to initiate and complete a full-length research project. It is expected that student present and publish their research work as a lead author. Interested candidates may email their CVs to

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