Graduate students 

  • Prospective students:  please submit your application through the School of Engineering website by the December  deadline. You can list the Cellular Molecular Systems Engineering as your track and specify interest in working with Professor Zervantonakis. 

  • Accepted students (in the University of Pittsburgh graduate programs):  please email Yannis to discuss a lab rotation.

Available projects are described in our research page​. Students who are interested to work on other projects within the expertise of the lab please apply and email Yannis to discuss potential projects.


Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Applicants should hold a PhD in bioengineering, biomedical sciences or related fields. Computational and experimental openings are available in the area of the tumor microenvironment. Please see detailed job description in the link below, and email Yannis with a CV, statement or research interests, and contact information for three references.

Undergraduate students

  • Please email Yannis with: 1) CV , 2) a 1-page statement of why you want to join the lab and what you hope to gain for this experience. 10hr/week time commitment is expected for undergraduate research assistant. We have projects for a wide range of backgrounds.

Research assistants/technician : No openings currently

  • We are seeking a research assistant/technician with expertise in cell biology and/or in vivo mouse models.   Please see detailed job description in the link below:

Please email Yannis (ioz1 (at) for further information and to discuss about ongoing projects in the lab.

Research Assistant/Technician Job Description