Learn more about opportunities for graduate and undergraduate research.



We do not currently have funded openings for postdocs in the lab; however, we are always open to supporting postdocs in pursuit of independent funding or future collaborative options! Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Meryl about ideas, including sponsorship or support through postdoctoral fellowship opportunities.


Dr. Mims is currently considering graduate students with independent funding or with interest in seeking graduate support from VT and externally. Read on to learn more about how to apply, expectations of lab members, and general advice for prospective graduate students.

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Expectations and how to apply →

VT Biological Sciences Graduate Program →


We have undergraduate research opportunities available for Fall 2019! Please read project description here, and follow application instructions.

Are you a hard-working, motivated undergraduate looking to gain some research experience in freshwater ecology, ecological and conservation genetics, or general lab work? Consider applying to work in the Mims Lab for research credit. Also check out...

How to get involved in undergraduate research in Biological Sciences @VT →

General undergraduate research resources @VT →