Join Us

We are an energetic and fun team, and are looking for looking for motivated people that are interested in tackling ambitious problems; who want to be fearless both experimentally and computationally.  



Positions are available in the Plath Lab. Excellent communication skills are required, together with a strong background in genetics and/or genomics, and cell and molecular biology. Please submit a PDF copy of your curriculum vitae, contact information and three references to Kathrin  at


Graduate Students

Our lab trains students from the UCLA’s PhD Programs in Biosciences, the MSTP program, and the STAR program. If you are interested in a challenging project that will give you a strong foundation in the exciting field of mammalian developmental epigenetics, then you should consider joining our lab. If you are a new incoming student, please contact Kathrin to discuss potential projects and rotations.


Undergraduate Students

We welcome enthusiastic students who would like hands-on exposure to embryonic stem cells, mouse genetics, and projects centered around X-inactivation and reprogramming. If you are interested in our research program, please contact Kathrin at