Join us

We are looking for talented and enthusiastic scientists to join our team at the following levels:


Principal Investigator

Justin Brumbaugh

Justin Brumbaugh

Assistant Professor
Molecular • Cellular • and Developmental Biology
Our lab applies stem cell biology to explore fundamental aspects of biology, development, and regenerative medicine.

Staff

Sarah Tronnes

Sarah Tronnes

Senior Professional Research Assistant/Lab Manager
Molecular • Cellular • and Developmental Biology
I grew up in sunny Florida and received my bachelor’s degree in Chemical Science from Florida State University. Shortly after, I moved to Berkeley, California and joined the Dillin Lab where I spent the last 7 years. I was the lead C. elegans technician working on cell non-autonomous signaling in the context of stress and aging. I learned an incredible amount of cell biology and genetics from my previous lab...

Trainees

Alison Swearingen

Alison Swearingen

Graduate Student
Molecular • Cellular • and Developmental Biology
I grew up just outside of St. Louis, Missouri and received my bachelor’s degree in biology from Washington University in St. Louis. I discovered my love of research as an undergraduate research assistant during my four years at WashU, where I studied obesity in Drosophila and cardiac metabolism in mice. I moved to Boulder and joined the MCDB Ph.D. program in the fall of 2018, and the Brumbaugh lab in...

Undergraduates

Emir

Emir Bajric

Undergraduate Researcher
Integrative Physiology and Biochemistry
I was born in Boulder, Colorado and I grew up in Longmont where I graduated from Silver Creek High School. During my time at Creek I played Football, Basketball, and threw Track, while also receiving my EMT-IV and colorado license senior year. I'm a Pre-Med majoring in Integrative Physiology and Biochemistry. I joined Brumbaugh Lab in the fall of 2019 where I spend much of my time telling excellent jokes...
Meghan

Meghan Skalicky

Undergraduate Researcher
Molecular • Cellular • and Developmental Biology
I was born and grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado and graduated from James Irwin Charter High School. I received the Daniel’s Fund and I am currently using it to pursue a major in Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology with a Pre-Med designation. I’ve known I wanted to do research since deciding my major because seeing the application of what I’ve learned in research that is ongoing in the lab...