Interested in joining the lab?

If you are interested in the joining the lab, please don't hesitate to contact Stephanie.

Undergraduate Research

We are always looking for enthusiastic students to participate in ongoing research!

Undergraduate students wishing to conduct term/summer research in the Pierce Lab, including Senior Theses, can apply for a number of Harvard awards, including:

PRISE, HCRP, Herchel Smith, GUR

Please see the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships and the Museum of Comparative Zoology for more information.

Graduate Research

Admission to the OEB Graduate Program is always very competitive. When considering applications, the committee looks at research experience, letters of recommendation, grades, and GREs. Students should be in touch with the lab well in advance of the December application deadline, with details of research interests and a CV. Prospective students are also encouraged to contact current and former students in the lab.

Further information on the OEB Graduate Program can be found here.

Postdoctoral Research

Early career researchers interested in developing collaborations with the Pierce Lab are ecouraged to contact Stephanie. There are various avenues for acquiring support including (but not limited to):

Harvard Society of Fellows; National Science Foundation BIOEAR; Life Sciences Research Foundation; Human Frontier Science Program; Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs; AAUW; Fulbright Scholar Program; Graduate Women is Science; Horizons 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions; The L’oreal Foundation; The Company of Biologists; American Association of Anatomists.