Postdoctoral Fellows:

We encourage people interested in a postdoc in the lab to apply to fellowship programs, for which we could potentially serve as the host lab. Examples:

Graduate Students:

We are not currently seeking graduate students, however we may be able to accept students who bring their own funding. Example programs:

Undergraduate summer programs:

We regularly host summer interns through programs including those listed below. Applications for these opportunities typically open in the late winter to early spring.

Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

Applications for 2024 opening soon! 8-week summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) designed to engage students in diverse and exciting earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences research at a world-renowned institution. SURF is supported with funding from the National Science Foundation, Division of Ocean Sciences. 

Research Experience and Mentoring (REM): Developing probiotic interventions to reduce the emergence and persistence of pathogens in built environments


6-10 week summer research experience as part of the Research Experience and Mentoring (REM) program, supported by the National Science Foundation. Students will receive hands-on experience with research and scientific communication and will gain exposure to scientific careers in academia and industry. Applicants from California State University San Marcos and from The Kumeyaay Nation will be prioritized but others are welcome to apply.