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Merchant Lab, RM 442
University of California, Berkeley
Stanley Hall
RM 156
Berkeley, CA 94720

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Merchant Lab
University of California, Berkeley
176 Stanley Hall
MC 3220
Berkeley, CA 94720



Positions for Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars may be available for all Merchant Lab projects.

Postdoctoral candidates with demonstrated research productivity (publication record) and expertise in biochemistry, cell biology, geochemistry, genetics, genomics, and microbiology are especially encouraged to apply. Please send the following to Sabeeha Merchant: a cover letter that describes your past research experience and motivation for applying to the Merchant Lab, a brief description of proposed research for your postdoctoral project, your most relevant published papers (for multi-author papers, please describe your contribution) as well as names and contact information for 3 or more potential references (letters are not needed during the initial stage).

Ph.D. candidates should apply to one of the following programs at UC Berkeley: Plant and Microbial Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, Chemical Biology. All programs allow graduate students to rotate through multiple labs in the first year, providing a diversity of research experiences prior to selecting a lab.