Stanifer Lab Research Opportunity

Project Title

Investigating host/pathogen interactions at mucusal surfaces

Group photograph of Dr. Stanifer and Dr. Boulant and their lab.

We evaluate how mucosal surfaces respond to virus infection. We try to understand how different surfaces detect and respond to pathogens.

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assistant professor

Dr. Megan Stanifer

Dr. Megan Stanifer is an assistant professor in the department of molecular genetics and microbiology in the college of medicine.

Additional Details

Student Level

Undergraduate & Graduate Students

The lab is open to undergraduate and graduate students during the spring, summer and fall semesters.

academic year

Any Year Level

The lab is open to volunteers in any academic year.


One Year of Biology Courses

All volunteers must have taken at least one year of biology courses.

Time Commitment

5-20 hours a week

Volunteers are eligible to work up to 20 hours a week.

Semesters Available

Spring, Summer, Fall

The lab is open to volunteers each semester of the academic year.


On Campus

Research will be performed on the University of Florida main campus.


Research Credit/Paid

All volunteers are eligible for research or academic credit. If there is lab funding available, then there may be opportunity for payment in the future.


Possible Co-Authorship

Volunteers have the opportunity to earn co-authorship in a paper.