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  The Scripps Research Institute
  3215 Merryfield Row
  San Diego, CA 92121

  Physical Address:
  The Scripps Research Institute
  Dorris Neuroscience Center
  3528 General Atomics Ct
  San Diego, CA 92121


Email: jvalecko [at]       Phone: (858) 784-2173






Applications from motivated young scientists who are interested in the mechanisms underlying the regulation of aging and lifespan are always welcome. Scientists joining my group will have the opportunity to work with various model organisms including C. elegans and mice and to learn and master molecular biology, high throughput screening technologies and genetics.

To apply:
Undergraduates: If you are interested in an undergraduate position please contact TSRI human resources to arrange an interview.

Graduate students: If you are interested in a rotation please contact the TSRI graduate office
10550 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 784-8469

Post-Docs: Send an e-mail to Michael Petrascheck (pscheck[at] with a brief statement regarding your previous work and expertise, future interests, and a CV. To check out life as a post-doc at TSRI or the get insider information about the lab see the Scripps Society of Fellows (note: If you are overseas the interview might be conducted over skype)