We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and support them on their scientific path to fulfill their individual aspirations and goals. We are dedicated to creating an environment where values of inclusion and belonging are cherished and promoted. We strive to develop and maintain a lab culture where the focus is on respect, openness, and support, and where every person feels valued.

Interested in joining the Erceg Lab? Please email Jelena at

Undergraduate students: We accept undergraduate students to join the lab for at least one year or longer. Interested applicants should send an email containing their research goals, potential work schedule, and a current CV.

Graduate students: We welcome graduate students from graduate programs at UConn, including different areas of the Molecular and Cell Biology program. Graduate students from other programs are encouraged to apply as well. If you are interested in rotation, please send an email about your research interests along with a recent CV. We can discuss rotation opportunities and timing.

Postdoctoral fellows:  Please include in your email a statement describing your research interests and accomplishments as well as a CV with contact information for three references.