Our lab is actively looking for PhD student researchers with high creativity, motivation and dedication in research. Major research projects include understanding the colonization resistance mechanisms to fungal pathogens, host defense and microbiome-metabolite-fungal interactions. Interested candidates, please send one page statement of your research experience, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references in a single PDF file to Dr. Thangamani at email@example.com
Undergraduate students (premed/ biology/ biomedical track) interested in microbiology/microbiome/drug discovery research are encouraged to contact Dr. Thangamani (firstname.lastname@example.org) to learn about research opportunities. Three research credits will be awarded per semester (Fall and Spring) if applicable.
Purdue University is one of the top public university in the United States. The successful candidate will work within the Department of Comparative Pathobiology at Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, which is home to more than 10,000 postgraduates. The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine focuses on globally advancing animal and human health and well-being through excellence in learning, discovery and engagement. The Department of Comparative Pathobiology faculty have expertise and research interests in infectious diseases, immunology, toxicology, pathology, public health, epidemiology, human-animal interaction, and animal welfare science. Purdue University provides exciting opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary biomedical research through the Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease and other centers. Diversity Statement. Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential. In order to be better informed about issues of climate, diversity and inclusion, Purdue University and Purdue Veterinary Medicine provide the opportunity for all its faculty and staff to participate in various diversity-training activities.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.