Join the Lemon Lab

Undergraduate students:  Each summer we welcome at least one undergraduate student with prior coursework in microbiology to work full-time at the bench on a project with a postdoctoral fellow. This is an excellent opportunity to get hands on bench experience and learn the practical basics of experimental design. If you are interested, please send your CV/resume along with the email address for three references, at least one must be from a supervisor in a work setting, to

Visiting students and scientists:  If you are interested in collaborating and visiting the lab please send an email to

Graduate students: If your program allows you to rotate in Dr. Lemon’s lab, please email her at least one month in advance to inquire about available space.

Postdoctoral fellows: Postdoctoral researchers in the Lemon Lab bring with them prior experience in diverse areas of microbial research and share a common desire to learn new skills and to delve into the dynamics of human microbiota and microbe-microbe interactions. Graduate students interested in applying for a postdoctoral position should contact Katherine Lemon directly via email at All incoming postdoctoral fellows work directly with Katherine to write fellowship proposals.

Please see each member’s link to learn more about specific projects in the Lemon Lab.