We are looking for enthusiastic undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows to join our group.

We are working at the interface between Biology, Computational Science, Engineering and Medicine. We are interested in understanding gene regulatory networks and molecular pathways in healthy and disease development. Ongoing projects tackle problems in Regulatory Genomics, Epigenomics, and Network Biology. We enjoy close collaborations with several local groups at the University of Iowa as well as groups at other institutes.

UIowa graduate students
We welcome enthusiastic students to join our group!

Individuals interested in pursing a graduate degree should apply through one of the following programs at the University of Iowa:

Biosciences Program

Biomedical Engineering


Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences

Statistics and Acturial Science

Postdoc positions
The postdoc positions (both experimental and computational) are open for those with a proven track record of research achievement as evidenced by pulications in peer-reviewed journals in both computational and experimental biology.

To Apply
Suitable individuals are strongly encouraged to contact Kai (kai-tan@uiowa.edu). Please include your CV, a list of references, and a brief research statement.