Postdoctoral Fellows:

Prospective postdoctoral researchers may contact to discuss opportunities. Interested individuals are highly encouraged to seek external funding possibilities.


A residency program in veterinary Parasitologist exists through the National Center for Veterinary Parasitology, including a Residency/PhD track.  More information can be found in their website: https://www.ncvetp.org/.

Please, contact the NCVP directly for more information, and Dr. Verocai to discuss possibilities.

Graduate Students:

Graduates students can join the lab through the PhD in Biomedical Sciences, Infection/Immunology/Epidemiology track.

Texas A&M keeps a list of externally-funded graduate fellowships and faculty-nominated fellowships , which may be useful as you plan ahead.  TAMU awards Merit and Diversity Fellowships (applications due in Jan and Feb, respectively) for PhD students who will begin in Fall.  The School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences offers Merit and Diversity Fellowships on a rolling basis for stellar applicants.

DVM Students:

Professional students, including DVM and equivalent, interest in acquiring research experience and developing parasitology skills are encouraged to apply for The Veterinary Medical Student Research Training Program (VMSRTP)

Professional students interested in visiting the lab for an externship in Clinical and Diagnostic Parasitology, including 4VMs clinical rotations, contact Dr. Verocai directly.

Other Opportunities:

Morris Animal Foundation: Veterinary Student Scholar Program

Undergraduate Students:

Highly motivated undergraduate students with a suitable background, interest in parasites, and availability may start by volunteering in the lab to learn about the ongoing research projects and gain lab skills.  Please, explore options for enrolling in Research Credit (e.g., 285 or 485), which will allow you to dedicate time for a research project over two semesters.

Visiting Students & Scholars:

We may be able to host visiting scholars that actively secure their own funds. Please, contact me for discussing the possibilities.