Join the lab!

I am happy to speak with students interested in doing Undergraduate or Master’s research in my lab. Please review one or two of my publications before getting in touch with me so that we can better discuss your research interests and possible projects.

Undergraduate Opportunities

If you are a new or existing SF State interested in moss ecology, physiology, or evolution and want to gain research experience send me an email and we can schedule a time to chat.

SUMMER 2024!
Interested in botany and population genetics? Apply to join my lab through SF State’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. Apply here by May 7, 2024 at 11:59 PM EDT.

Interested in coding and genomics? Apply to the Promoting Inclusivity in Computing (PINC) Summer Program. Apply by May 3, 2024 at 11:59 PDT.

Graduate Students

Accepting graduate students to begin in Fall of 2025.
If you’re interested in earning a Master if Science in Integrative Biology at SF State in Fall 2025, apply here by February 1, 2025. To inquire about joining my lab group, send me a statement of interest describing why you want to join the lab and a copy of your CV or a summary of your academic history.


  • ekwealor (at) sfsu (dot) edu
  • 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
  • Hensill Hall 432 (Office) and 405 (Lab)