Join the Lab

Postdoctoral Research Opportunities:

Our lab seeks enthusiastic and motivated scientists with a Ph.D. or M.D. in Stem Cell Biology, Neurobiology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, or a related field with a track record of productivity.  Applicants should send a copy of your CV, a brief summary statement of your previous research experience and interest in the lab’s projects, along with the name of three references by email to Ben at

Graduate Training Opportunities:

Our lab is affiliated with several graduate training programs at UCLA:

Graduate Programs in Bioscience (the main entry portal for new students)


Prospective graduate students can obtain more information about how to apply for graduate training using the weblinks above.  Please note that graduate students cannot be directly admitted to the lab.

Students who are currently accepted to or enrolled in a UCLA graduate program should contact Ben directly at for information on potential rotation and thesis opportunities.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities:

We welcome applications for enthusiastic and motivated undergraduate students to assist with research projects in the lab.  Some previous research experience and/or coursework in the neurosciences, molecular, cellular, and developmental biology, or genetics is preferred.  Interested students should send a CV listing GPA, courses taken, and previous research experience to Ben at