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Want to join us?

Graduate Students: I accept students from several umbrella programs that include 2 or 3 fall semester rotations, which give you the opportunity to try out different labs that may interest you. Interested gradaute students should apply though these programs: 

Integrated Program in Biomedical Sciences PhD program
MD/PhD program
Microbiology and Immunology MS program
Infectious Disease and Immunology Research Institute MS program
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology MS/PhD program

If you find our research interesting, please feel welcome to mention the Kroken lab in your application! If you'd like to reach out before applying but aren't quite sure what to say, there are some excellent guides here and here

Postdocs: Currently I don't have any open positions for postdocs, however please feel welcome to email me to connect and discuss future opportunities.

SSOM Medical Students: I can support students through the STAR Program. Please get in touch if you're interested, especially if you're considering ophthalmology!

Find us just outside of Chicago.

The Kroken lab is located at Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences campus in Maywood, IL, a short distance from downtown Chicago.

We're in the Center for Translational Research and Education in the department of Microbiology and Immunology