How to Apply

Prerequisites: Candidates who have obtained a PhD or other doctoral degree from an accredited institution in the field of biology (molecular biology, cell biology, etc.), chemistry or other relevant field of study are welcome to apply.

Candidates who are near the end of their doctoral program and can provide a statement from a program director or thesis advisor with an expected completion date are also encouraged to apply.

To apply, please email the following:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • List of three references who can supply letters of recommendation to Dr. Joel Lefferts, fellowship director and Dr. Gregory Tsongalis, CGAT director


Application material should be received by the end of December for consideration of positions beginning July of the following year. For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Lefferts at


For more information, contact:

Joel A. Lefferts, PhD, HCLD, DABCC, Director of Molecular Diagnostics Fellowship, DHMC