Applications for the 2023-2025 position will be available July 1, 2022.

Laboratory and Genomic Medicine offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in medical and public health microbiology. This fellowship is accredited by the Committee for Postdoctoral Education Programs (CPEP) of the American Society for Microbiology and is open to candidates with an MD, DVM and/or PhD degree and an interest in clinical microbiology as a profession. Graduates of the fellowship program are immediately eligible to sit for the American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM) examination and if successful, are qualified to direct Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-certified clinical microbiology laboratories throughout the United States

Microbiology Fellowship Program Director

Melanie L. Yarbrough, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8118
St. Louis, MO 63110

Fellowship Program Coordinator

Ashley Edwards
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Ave., Box 8118
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-273-5476

For general questions, please email