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We are always looking for qualified applicants to do exciting bacteriology research in the mountains!

Postdoctoral Applicants

Please first contact Dr. Horswill ( regarding space and availability.  If possible, submit a single PDF file containing a cover letter, a 1 or 2 page research statement describing your research interests and professional ambitions, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references. In your research statement, please describe why you’re excited about our research and what biological questions you would like to pursue in our lab. The exact project will be aligned with the lab’s needs as well as your interests, expertise, and career trajectory. All postdocs are expected to apply for external funding.

Graduate Student Applicants

The Horswill lab is affiliated with the University of Colorado, Anschutz School of Medicine, Department of Immunology and Microbiology

Note that admission to the graduate programs is competitive and each program has a limited number of open slots. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the appropriate deadlines. You should also contact Dr. Horswill directly via e-mail ( if you are interested in joining our lab for your thesis research.

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Research Complex 1 North
12800 E. 19th Ave., Rm. P18-9101

Alexandar Horswill, PhD
Professor of Immunology and Microbiology

(303) 724-4224