Thomas Jefferson University

Research Opportunities


The Department of Microbiology & Immunology houses two graduate programs:  Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis (IMP) headed by Dr. Matthias Schnell and Genetics, Genomics and Cancer Biology headed by Dr. Linda Siracusa.  Joanne Balitzky is our Graduate Education Coordinator for these programs.  Questions regarding these programs should be directed to Ms. Balitzky. 


Thomas Jefferson University provides an exciting, collegial scientific atmosphere for postdocs, and many of the laboratories in the department have funded positions available for postdoctoral researchers.  The University has training grants that provide funding for qualified applicants.  To inquire about availability of positions and to apply, contact individual faculty members.

To apply, send a letter of application to:

Joanne Balitzky
Graduate Education Coordinator

Department of Microbiology & Immunology
BLSB, Room 910
233 South 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107