Dr. Gundry welcomes scientists interested in studying in the areas of stem cell biology, membrane protein biology, heart disease, mass spectrometry, and proteomics. We are always open to considering applications from highly motivated and creative scientists!

Research Associate - Pluripotent Stem Cell Biologist

Posted September 1, 2018

We are looking for strongly self-motivated, independent, and ambitious scientists with critical thinking ability. The current position seeks a full-time research staff scientist (MS or PhD level considered) with human pluripotent stem cell culturing and differentiation experience. Duties of the position include pursuing independent research projects and overseeing team members regarding experiments related to pluripotent stem cell culturing, cardiomyocyte differentiation, and knockout/overexpression studies. Previous experience in human pluripotent stem cell biology is strongly preferred, but not required, especially if an applicant has extensive experience in cell culture and molecular biology. Other desirable skills include flow cytometry, qRT-PCR, confocal microscopy, primary cell isolation, antibody validation, transfection and protein over-expression and CRISPR technologies. Strong organizational and communication skills, creativity in methodological development, and understanding of basic experimental design and statistical analyses are required for this position.

Programmer, Web Developer, Bioinformatician

Posted July 1, 2018

The Gundry Laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry at the Medical College of Wisconsin is seeking an experienced programmer with coding and database development experience. Relocation is not necessary, as remote working with quarterly on-site visits are possible.  Position is open immediately.

Qualifications:  We are looking for a strongly self-motivated, independent, and an ambitious scientist with critical thinking ability. Strong candidates will have previous experience working with mass spectrometry data, website development, database framework planning and development, and coding. Previous experience with Skyline is strongly valued, but not required. Strong organizational and communication skills, creativity, and understanding of basic concepts in mass spectrometry data analysis are required for this position.

To Apply:  Send 1) a cover letter that describes your interest in the position and details your work and educational experience most relevant to the position, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for 3 references to Dr. Rebekah Gundry (rgundry at

Graduate and Medical Students

We accept PhD students from the Interdisciplinary Program in Biomedical Sciences and MD/PhD students from the Medical Scientist Training Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Medical students interested in summer research opportunities are also encouraged to apply.

Undergraduate Students Summer Students ● Interns

We are committed to providing valuable research experiences to undergraduate students. We encourage interested students to apply to our laboratory via one of these mechanisms, both of which are targeted at students who are currently enrolled at an accredited college or university who intend to pursue scientific-based graduate or medical studies.

MCW SPUR - Summer Program in Undergraduate Research

This program is designed as a full-time, 10-week research program during the summer months. Participants receive a modest stipend and the program is highly competitive.

MCW PURE - Program for Undergraduate Research

Participation in PURE is intended for local students who are able to commute to the MCW campus during the academic year. Positions are available in the fall and spring (part-time hours) and the month of January (full-time hours). Interns are required to dedicate a minimum of 8 hours per week to the lab for the duration of their internship.