Research opportunities

Postdocs (!!).   1 opening is available, prospective candidates please apply at (requisition number F20170539).

Research Technician (!!).  Applicant should send his/her CV, transcript, and names of at least 3 references to be sent to Dr. M.-N. Frances Yap (Email: We seeks a junior/senior research assistant to participate in studying bacterial ribosome biogenesis.  Applicant must have a B.S. or M.S. in biological sciences discipline; a major in microbiology or biochemistry is preferred. At least 1-year non-classroom of laboratory experience in molecular biology. The candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail and a desire to learn. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Graduate Students. Ph.D. and MD/Ph.D. students in the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences at SLU School of Medicine who are  interested in the lab should e-mail Frances ( about potential rotations.

Undergraduate students. SLU students pursuing degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry should enroll in CHEM 397  in order to conduct independent research in the lab. Summer opportunities are open to both SLU and non-SLU students through the Doisy Undergraduate Biochemistry Scholar Summer Research Program. The application deadline is in mid-January each year.