Joining the Lab

Postdoctoral Fellows

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Kimmey and include a short cover letter, a description of the research you want to carry out in the lab, and your CV.

Graduate Students

We accept Ph.D. students via the Program in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering (PBSE). The Microbial Biology and Pathogenesis (MICRO) track is recommended, and students in this track will be given priority for rotations. If space allows, we also accept students from the Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology (MCD) track.

*Students interested in applying for 2022 entry should look for the application link in Fall 2021 (typically early October). The application deadline for Fall 2021 entry has already past.

Our lab enthusiastically supports diversity in STEM (Jacqueline got her start in the UC LEADS and MARC programs!) To ensure the continued success of these programs, we reserve at least one spot in lab for scholars in STEM accesses programs such as UC LEADs, MARC, PREP.

Undergraduate Researchers - Not currently accepting undergraduate students (updated February 2021)

We take talented undergraduate researchers to carry out independent study as space allows. Students must be able to commit 15 hours/week for at least 4 quarters.

If you are interested, please send the following to Dr. Kimmey

  • CV or resume

  • Transcript

  • Cover letter including:

    • Previous research experience​

    • Future plans 

    • Expected time commitment to lab (hours / week and # of quarters)