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Postdoctoral Fellows

Our Postdocs | Postdoctoral Opportunities | Rochester Vaccine Postdoctoral Fellowship

Our Postdoctoral Fellows

Photo UnavailableWilliam Domm

Lab of Luis Martinez-Sobrido

Eva-Stina Edholm
Lab of Jacques Robert

Leon Grayfer
Lab of Jacques Robert

Tsuyoshi Hayashi
Lab of Toru Takimoto

Erin Hodges
Lab of Toru Takimoto


Aitor Nogales
Lab of Luis Martinez-Sobrido

Emilio Ortiz-Riano
Lab of Luis Martinez-Sobrido

Photo UnavailableSharon Pepenella

Lab of Robert Bambara

Meera Singh
Lab of Sanjay Maggirwar

Vir Singh
Lab of Sanjay Maggirwar


Postdoctoral Job Opportunities

Department of Microbiology and Immunology faculty members regularly have positions available for Post-Doctoral fellowships.

Please contact faculty members directly with any inquiries you may have.

A list of available Post-Doctoral positions within the School of Medicine & Dentistry can be found on the Office of Graduate Education's Post-Doctoral Positions Page.

Rochester Vaccine Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Rochester Vaccine Fellowship is awarded annually to an outstanding postdoctoral fellow working in the area of vaccine-related research, who is mentored by a faculty member with a primary or secondary appointment in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

This fund was created by a donation from Dr. Michael Pichichero in honor of Dr. Porter Anderson (Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics in Infectious Diseases), who co-invented the widely administered vaccine for bacterial meningitis.

Applications are requested and should consist of:

  • A brief (1 page or less) statement of research
  • CV of the applicant fellow
  • Short letter of support from the advisor

Approximately $5000 per year is available and can be used to support research supplies and/or travel to present at national and international scientific meetings or symposia. Salaries are not supported. Successful applications will emphasize vaccine-related research.  This is a one-year, non-renewable award.

Fellowship Awardees


Aitor Gonzales, Laboratory of Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido
Milan Popovic, Laboratory of Dr. Minsoo Kim


Leon Grayfer, Ph.D., Laboratory of Jacques Robert
Emilio Ortiz-Riaño, Ph.D., Laboratory of Luis Martinez-Sobrido


Eva-Stina Edholm, Ph.D., Laboratory of Jacques Robert


Raychel Chambers Stone, Ph.D., Laboratory of Toru Takimoto