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Joining the Lab

Make sure to check out our research page to see what its like to be in the lab! Think you might be a good fit? Join us! 


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. Postdoctoral fellows must have done their PhD in a microbiology or molecular biology related field. Experience in microbiology, pathogenesis, immunology, circadian biology or cell biology is a plus. 

*We are currently in search of a postdoctoral fellow! For description of the position, click here*

Graduate Students

We accept Ph.D. students via the Program in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering (PBSE) via the Microbial Biology and Pathogenesis (MICRO) track.

*Students interested in applying for 2024 entry will be able to apply here!  Application portal opens Oct 1. Deadline is Dec 1. 

Undergraduate Researchers 

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 reach out to Dr. Kimmey with a brief explanation of your interests and goals. If there are opportunities in the lab, she will ask you to submit the following information via a google form, so it is good to have these handy!

  • CV or resume

  • Transcript

  • Summary of:

    • Previous laboratory experience​

    • Why you are interested in the lab, and your future plans 

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

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