Joining the Group

The lab is currently accepting new members at all levels. 

Anyone interested should email Dr. Lindsey Crawford at lindsey.crawford (at) with 

Graduate Applicants

for more details, please see our graduate application page

Projects in the lab are appropriate for PhD students from Biochemistry, Complex Biosystems, or Biological Sciences. 

Limited MS (thesis-based) projects may sometimes be available. 


for more details, including openings, please see our undergraduate application page

multiple options for undergraduates are available, including:

Internship / Volunteer Opportunities

Positions are available for students at all experience levels. Project type will be chosen depending on your interests, previous experience (if any), time commitment, and lab availability. Students in internships will have the same benefits and responsibilities as those taking course credit (see below).

Course Credit

Positions are available for students through Biochemistry course credit. Options through other programs (e.g. Microbiology, Honors College) may be available but check with your advisor first. Project type will be chosen depending on your interests, time commitment, and class type. All students must speak with Dr. Crawford and their advisor to design a course plan before enrolling in credits.

Funded positions

Positions with funding for student salaries are available through a variety of sources. For details (and application deadlines), please see the detailed page here