Graduate Student Positions

Interested students should apply to the Program in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS) at Boston University. Once accepted to the program please email Dr. Varelas to arrange a meeting to discuss projects and opportunities.


Postdoctoral Positions

Postdoctoral positions are available in the Varelas Lab to work on funded, multi-year, projects. The overall goal of the Lab is to understand the roles and regulation of the Hippo pathway in a variety of areas, including stem cell biology, development, and diseases such as cancer. The successful candidate(s) will have opportunities to work with a vibrant group to learn and utilize a number of experimental approaches, including molecular biology and cell biology methods, and various animal models.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, or the equivalent, and preferably have expertise working with animal models. Qualified candidates must also be able to work independently and demonstrate excellent communication skills. To apply send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to Dr. Varelas by email.


Undergraduate internships

Undergraduate training opportunities are available in the Varelas lab. Interested students should email Dr. Varelas to arrange a meeting to discuss potential projects.


Contact information

Office phone: 617-358-4575

Lab phone: 617-358-4576

Lab address:  K building, 72 East Concord Street, Boston, MA 02118


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