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Graduate students

Brett Lindenbach enjoys mentoring Yale graduate students. If you are already a Yale graduate student, rotation students are being accepted at this time. Specific projects are tailored to a student’s needs and interests. Please contact us and feel free to attend our lab meeting, 9:15 AM Mondays in BCMM 344A.

Prospective graduate students who are interested in training at Yale should apply to the Yale Biology and Biomedical Sciences Program. Dr. Lindenbach is affiliated with the Microbiology and Immunology training tracks.

Postdoctoral positions

A Postdoctoral Associate position is available. The lab is NIH funded, in a great department, with excellent colleagues and resources. Salary and benefits are very competitive and commensurate with experience. Applications must include a current CV, names and contact information for three references, and a cover letter that: 1) highlights areas of common interest; 2) outlines how the position matches the applicant’s long-term goals; and 3) details the applicant’s contributions to publications listed on the CV. Please do not list publications that have not yet been accepted for publication on your CV or in your cover letter.


  • PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degree
  • US citizenship or visa to work in the United States
  • High quality first author publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Strong letters of reference
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Experimental skills in virology, cell biology, or related fields
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivation
  • Ability to interact well with others
  • Capable of managing a project independently
  • Motivation to study virus-host interactions

Skills Desired:

  • Molecular biology
  • Mammalian cell culture
  • Protein purification, some experience helpful
  • Fluorescent microscopy, live cell imaging strongly preferred

Please contact Dr. Lindenbach with your CV and cover letter.