Opportunity

Dr Borooah is happy to accept potential Ph.D. students, Masters Students and summer undergraduate students to be involved in his exciting research.

Ph.D. or Masters Students
We are interested in recruiting Ph.D and Masters students and especially those who bring their own funding.  The research will focus on learning new CRISPR-Cas9 techniques to perform in vitro and in vivo editing of retinal disease. The aim is to develop new therapeutic approaches to treat sight-threatening retinal disease.
If you are interested, please submit your C.V.  to Dr Borooah at sborooah@health.ucsd.edu

Undergraduate Student Volunteers
We are looking for undergraduate student volunteers who is interested in exploring degenerative diseases of the retina and gaining experience with translational studies including in vivo studies, iPSC derived retinal cells, and CRISPR based gene editing systems and gene therapy. A background in molecular biology or cell culture is preferred. 

If you are interested, please submit your C.V.  to Qais Zawaydeh at qzawaydeh@health.ucsd.edu

Clinical Researchers
We are looking to attract highly qualified ophthalmologists to perform clinical retinal research on imaging and electrophysiology of diseases of the retina.  We currently have ongoing studies using SD-OCT, OCTA, AO-SLO, and electrophysiology. We are also participating in some of the latest gene therapy trials.
In addition, we have other studies looking at retinal image analysis, grading, and AI for interested medical students interested in pursuing a career in ophthalmology.

Please email and submit a CV to Dr Borooah at sborooah@health.ucsd.edu.