Research Opportunities

Sisson Lab Research Opportunities

Over 30 trainees consisting of PhD postdoctoral fellows, MD pulmonary fellows, Graduate Students, Medical Students, and Undergraduates have trained in the Sisson Lab. Our laboratory is located in the new Durham Research Center II, a state-of-the-art research facility. We are continually interested in identifying talented individuals to add to our research team.

Postdoctoral fellow(s).

Anyone interested in doing postdoctoral research in the lab should contact Dr. Sisson. Be prepared to supply a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and three people who can write letters on your behalf. Specific information can be found at the Office of Postdoctoral Education.

MD student(s).

A UNMC medical student who is interested in spending a summer in the lab conducting research should contact Shannon Thomsen for more information.


Any undergraduate student who is interested in spending their summer in the lab in an independent research project should contact Dr. Sisson. Interested applicants should visit Summer Undergraduate Research Programs web page.