Research Opportunities
For Prospective Postdocs

I am currently looking for outstanding, recent PhD graduates to join the Torii lab as a postdoc. We have an immediate opening for a project to study dynamics of peptide ligand-receptor interactions in stomatal patterning. Click and download the ads for descriptions.

In addition we do have an opening for studying transcription factor control of stomatal development. Candidates with strong expertise in ChIP assays and gene-regulatory network analysis are highly wanted! Click and download the ads for descriptions of the postdoctoral position and application procedures.

For Prospective Graduate Students

I am currently accepting outstanding graduate students. You can join the lab through Ph.D. Programs in Biology or the Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) Program at the University of Washington.

For Undergrads

University of Washington offers a variety of fellowships for undergraduate research program (check up the following links!!). Each year, theTorii lab trains undergraduates who wish to have 'hands on' experience on the latest genetics & plant biotech research. If interested, contact Prof. Keiko Torii ( or come visit us at Hitchcock 544.

Nelson and Keiko in front of Nelson's Poster at the Washington NASA Space Grant Summer Awards Reception, September 27, 2000