Graduate Student

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University of Nebraska at Omaha

The Wong lab is seeking applications for graduate student positions (Ph.D. or Master's) interested in the fields of behavioral neurogenomics and neuroethology. Research is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. The lab is broadly interested in the proximate mechanisms of variation in complex behaviors. We employ an integrative approach to understand the molecular and neural mechanisms of stress coping and related behaviors. We draw on principles and methodologies from behavioral ecology, neuroethology, molecular neuroscience, molecular genetics, to bioinformatics. Additional details are found on the lab website ( or you can contact Dr. Ryan Wong directly ([email protected]).

Students can apply to the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Psychology Department (Ph.D., or Biology Department (Master’s only, Deadline to apply is January 2018.

The Wong lab currently has funds for graduate student support on a Research Assistant Fellowship. Strong applicants are also eligible for Teaching Assistant Fellowships with tuition waivers, health insurance, and competitive stipends. Interested students are highly encouraged to initiate contact with Dr. Ryan Wong to further discuss opportunities and should e-mail a statement of interest and CV.