Join Us!

We are a growing group of multidisciplinary scientists and we always welcome applicants from all fields of biology, engineering, physics and chemistry. We value hard work, creativity, a good sense of humor, curiosity, passion and drive. We would love for like minded people to join and explore with us.

  • Postdocs: email a brief description of our past research experiences and your future research interests. Please include your CV and contact information for 2 or 3 reference writers.
  • Graduate students: Prospective graduate students are encouraged to apply to the Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences Program (IBiS). 
  • Undergraduate students at Northwestern and interested in doing hands on research are encouraged to send an email describing prior research experience, any relevant coursework and a rough estimate of how much time you plan to spend in lab.

For more details on our lab culture please see our Lab Philosophy page.

Please send your inquiries to: reza.vafabakhsh (at) northwestern (dot) edu




Lab Location:
4221 Pancoe
2200 Campus Drive
Evanston , IL 60208-3500

Contact Reza Vafabakhsh:
reza.vafabakhsh (4t) northwestern (d0t) edu