Positions

Graduate Students

Our lab trains graduate students through the UVA School of Medicine Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (BIMS),  the UVA Department of Chemistry, the UVA Department of Biomedical Engineering. We welcome students with research interest in one of the following fields to join our lab: Chemical Biology, Bioanalytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Physiology, and Translational Science. Admitted students please contact us for rotation opportunities. Students who are interested in applying one of the graduate programs are welcome to send inquiries. We particularly welcome applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds or underrepresented communities.

Postdoctoral Researchers

We are always looking for talented postdoctoral researchers with expertise in protein engineering, fluorescence/bioluminescence imaging, molecular and cell biology, and neurobiology to join our lab.

Undergraduate Students

We welcome highly talented undergraduate students to contact us. Students who inquire should be willing in principle to commit to staying with our lab during the academic year until their graduation.  Undergraduates will typically volunteer their first year, work for credit their second year, and next, pursue a senior-design project.  Expected time commitments are 10-15 hours per week, preferably in blocks of 3-5 hours at a time.

High-school Students

There are research opportunities for highly talented high-school students. Please contact us.