Join our lab

Here, you will find information about joining the laboratory. Please review the positions below and apply for the one of your interest.

  • We work very hard, and what we do can be pretty difficult at times. However, know that I am fully committed to you and will do everything I can as a mentor for you to succeed.
  • Diversity in all forms is always welcome.
  • Once you get into the groove, it is a lot of fun (I hope).

Ph.D. students are the heart and soul of our laboratory, and we are always interested in potential Ph.D. students. You can join the lab primarily through the Ph.D. program in Department of Biological Sciences Also see our nice flier. If you are accepted to our program, you are covered (tuition + spidend) for the duration of your studies either through Research or Teaching Assistantships. External graduate fellowships are extremely prestigious and will let you have more free time to focus on research.

Postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to apply if they are interested in developing new methodologies or work on a particular evolutionary and anthropological problem.

M.S. students have to go through the University of Buffalo Department of Biological Sciences admissions. Details research track M.S. program can be found here. If you need more information or if you are already a Master’s student at the department and want to join the lab, feel free to contact Omer.

Undergraduate Researchers: Self-motivation and enthusiasm about research are the most important qualities we are looking for, it would be preferable if you have some basic knowledge about evolutionary and/or anthropological genetics.  We recommend that you commit to at least two semesters, preferably including 1-2 summer months. Also, keep in mind that the goal of your time in the lab should be learning the topics and techniques, understanding the general functioning of a molecular genetics laboratory, and producing publishable results. This will be an invaluable experience that will help you significantly in your career.

If you are interested in joining the lab, please let Omer know.

A bit about us

Buffalo is snowy – but it can be very fun. Check out this nice review from NYT

Check out this video for a brief intro to the laboratory and also others from our News section:

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