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Postdoctoral Fellows

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Cheng-An (Richard) Chang - Richard received his PhD from Texas A & M University. He joined the lab in September, 2019 and is leading the transgenerational inheritance project, aiming to understand how the effects of environmental exposures are carried through the germ line across generations

If you are interested in pursuing posdoctoral studies in our laboratory, please send a CV, statement of research interests and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Blumberg. A strong background in Genomics, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology and/or nuclear receptor biology is required.

Graduate Students - Ph.D

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Nicole Mohajer - Nicole is a Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD student who joined the lab in July, 2021. She is also working on the transgenerational inheritance project. Fun fact - Nicole is a personal trainer and ultra marathoner in her spare time.

Positions may be available - If you are interested in pursuing graduate studies in our laboratory, please see the links to the CMB or Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate programs on the UCI web site  and contact Dr. Blumberg directly. We are always interested in highly motivated graduate students.

Graduate Students - MS

Research Associates

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Erika Joloya - Erika joined the lab as a BioSci 199 student in 2020 and then as the lab manager in July 2021. Erika works together with Richard on the transenerational inheritance project and keeps things running smoothly. 

Yikai Huang - Yikai joined the lab in September 2021 after receiving his M.S. in Biotechnology management from UCI. Yikai is working on the GOLIATH project to develop screening assays that will identify chemicals that promote or inhibit the development of thermogenic beige and brown adipocytes. Yikai also works on the transgenerational inheritance projects. 

Positions are occasionally available - please contact Dr. Blumberg directly. 

Undergraduate Research (BioSci 199) Students

Jasmina Buljubasic - Jasmina joined the lab in October, 2021 as a BioSci 199 student. Jasmina works together with Nicole, largely on the GOLIATH project to identify chemicals that promote the differentiation of white adipocytes, in vitro. 

BioSci 199 positions are occasionally available during the academic year. Please contact Dr. Blumberg directly and check the BioSci 199 website for more information.

Rotation Graduate Students - 2021-2022


Lab Assistants

positions are available - we are always interested in motivated work study students. Please contact Bruce (824-6873) to apply. Sorry, we are not currently hiring students who do not have workstudy money (a financial aid award).

Former Lab Members

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