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The Lobo Lab seeks exceptional candidates to join our interdisciplinary team. Please see below the positions we offer and how to apply. We look forward to receiving your application.


*NEW* Postdoctoral Researcher in Computational Biology

We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher in computational biology to join a NIH-funded project in the area of systems biology of development and regeneration.

The project will leverage the planarian worm extraordinary ability to grow, degrow, and regenerate their whole body and organs to discern the mechanisms that control growth, shape, and size regulation. Join our interdisciplinary systems biology team combining surgical and genetic manipulations, molecular assays, machine learning, mathematical modeling, and ontological formalizations to obtain a mechanistic understanding of the genetic pathways that regulate tissue growth dynamics and whole-body scale targeted shapes and sizes.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in computational biology or related field. Experience with mathematical modeling, machine learning, and/or bioinformatics analyses are desirable. Successful candidates will also have a demonstrated record of publications and excellent communication skills.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to https://apply.interfolio.com/87851.

Full consideration will be given to those applicants who submit all materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/87851 by JULY 1, 2021.

PhD Students in Computational or Molecular Biology

PhD positions are available in the areas of Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, and Systems Biology; Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, and Neurobiology; or Genetics, Biochemistry, and Microbiology to start in the fall. We provide full tuition and salary support for all our PhD students through teaching assistantships (TAs), research assistantships (RAs), or fellowships. More information about all the department graduate programs are available here. If you would like to apply to join the lab, please submit a formal application online. Make your application stand out by writing in your statement the areas that interest you, your prior research experience, and any research publication you submitted to a journal or conference.

Master Students in Computational or Molecular Biology

Master students can join the lab through the Applied Molecular Biology or Biological Sciences programs. More information about all the department graduate programs are available here. If you would like to apply to join the lab, please submit a formal application online. Make your application stand out by writing in your statement the areas that interest you, your prior research experience, and any research publication you submitted to a journal or conference.

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students are welcome to join the lab and get first-hand experience in computational, mathematical, or molecular biology research. Positions are usually offered to start in the summer or fall semesters and they fill quickly. Optional funding may be possible through the university or external sources. Research course credits (BIOL 499) and Departamental Honors in Research are also available. If you would like to apply to join the lab, please send us an email with your CV or resume and a statement outlining how your experience and areas of interest fit with the research done in the lab.