Heilshorn Biomaterials Group

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Postdoctoral Researchers

Potential postdoctoral applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g., materials science, chemistry, chemical engineering, biology, or bioengineering) earned no more than 3 years before the date of the application or to be earned within the next 1 year. Qualified candidates should contact Dr. Heilshorn at heilshorn AT stanford DOT edu. To apply, send curriculum vitae, a brief description of research interests and accomplishments, and the names and contact information of three references. Applications should be sent as a single PDF email attachment.

Undergraduate Students

The lab strongly supports research experiences for undergraduate students and accepts students from a diversity of degree programs. On average students must be able to commit at least 10 hours per week. Paid summer positions are also available through the Materials Science & Engineering department and the VPUE office.

Graduate Students

Ph.D students:

The lab is currently accepting new Ph.D. students. The Heilshorn lab is interdisciplinary and accepts students from many departments across campus. Interested students are welcome to attend group meeting and must be able to commit to a rotation project prior to joining the lab.

M.S. students:

Occasionally, the lab has research positions for M.S. students working towards a master's thesis. Projects are for research credit only. Interested students are welcome to attend group meetings. No projects are currently available.


Professor Sarah Heilshorn
Office: McCullough 246