Undergraduate Students

The Muscarella Lab welcomes applications from students to participate in microbial ecology research. Please email your resume/CV and a brief statement of what you expect to gain from the research experience to Dr. Mario Muscarella. Successful undergraduate candidates will be self-motivated, eager, and curious about the scientific process.

Graduate Students

Note to prospective students: Prospective students are encouraged to contact Dr. Mario Muscarella directly to learn more about graduate opportunities in the lab. Students are funded through a combination of research grants, teaching assistantships, and university fellowships. Interested graduate students should send Dr. Mario Muscarella an email containing a summary of your research interests and experience and CV or resume. We encourage prospective and current students to seek graduate student funding opportunities.

Opportunities for funding include:


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Postdocs I have interdisciplinary proposals submitted and will continue to submit proposals that would fund postdocs to work on microbial ecology topics in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. I am also willing to collaborate on proposals with prospective postdocs. Please contact me directly if you are interested. Opportunities for funding include: NSF Postdoctoral Fellowships (e.g., OPP PRFB).