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Join Us!

We are always looking for creative, enthusiastic and gritty people from a broad range of disciplines including biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, signal processing, synthetic biology, engineering, physics, chemistry.

Undergraduate Researchers

We welcome undergraduate researchers in the lab! Preference is given to sophomores and freshman who are willing to commit at least 10 hours per week for the rest of their time at UCSB. Please email Max Wilson a copy of your transcript, CV, and a brief description of why you want to join us.

Graduate Students

The Wilson lab accepts students from the following departments:

  • Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology
  • Center for Bioengineering
  • Biomolecular Science and Engineering

Please email Max Wilson to discuss a possible rotation.


Inquiries about postdoctoral positions should be emailed to Max Wilson. Please attach at least two letters of reference and provide a description of your prior research accomplishments and future research interests.


Max Wilson
Assistant Professor