Join Us

The Oviedo lab at the University of California in Merced is part of the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology ( and the Quantitative and Systems Biology graduate program ( We are passionate about supporting and promoting diversity. Our lab is committed to maintaining a safe and inclusive environment.  


Please email Dr. Oviedo to inquire about postdoctoral positions. Send your CV, a brief statement of interest, and the contact information of potential recommenders. 

Graduate Students

If you're interested in joining our research team as a graduate student, you can check the Quantitative and Systems Biology Graduate Program website for additional information and instructions on how to apply. 

Before you apply, please contact Dr. Oviedo to ask about current lab openings and details on research projects.

Undergraduate Students

If you're genuinely interested in research, contact Dr. Oviedo to ask about possible openings in the lab. We value and support research by undergraduate students. Be prepared to provide official transcripts and letters of recommendation and write a short essay about a research article from the Oviedo lab. 

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