Research Opportunities

Postdoctoral Positions

A postdoctoral position is available for a highly motivated Ph.D. or Ph.D. candidate who will dedicate his/her postdoctoral study in the field of “heart regeneration”, “stem cell biology” and “reprogramming”.  The projects involve in generating new heart muscle cells using reprogramming techniques in vitro and in vivo and investigating mechanistic basis of cardiac cell fate specification.  Prior experience in molecular biology and mouse genetics, and/or electrophysiology is preferred.  Please send CV and names and emails of three references to

Graduate Student Positions

We are seeking enthusiastic graduate students from IGP as well as any other Vanderbilt programs to join our research team.  Interested students are encouraged to contact Young-Jae Nam at to discuss research projects.

Prospective Vanderbilt students who are interested in joining our lab may apply to Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs (IGP) in the Biomedical and Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt.

Medical Student Positions

Medical students who are interested in Cardiovascular Medicine and looking for research opportunities are encouraged to contact Young-Jae Nam at to discuss research projects and potential physician-scientist career.  Interested students can join the lab through the research clerkship or the Vanderbilt Medical Scholar Program.