Contact Us for Reagent, Employment, Training, and Administrative Requests

Contact Wolfgang Stein:

I respond to urgent emails within about a day and non-urgent emails once a week. If your request is time-sensitive, please call me or the lab.

Lab address:

For reagent requests and laboratory matters:
Please contact Carola Staedele 309 438 3072 or .

Do your postdoc here

We are always interested in applications from current PhD students looking for training opportunities. If you find our work interesting and wish to be considered for a position, please email a complete CV with the names of three references and PDFs of any unpublished manuscripts to

Open positions 

At this time there are no open postdoc positions in our lab. However, we always welcome applications. Besides joining a vibrant and enthusiastic lab, the School of Biological Science at Illinois State University provides a friendly and highly interactive environment. Please send a curriculum vitae, pdfs of representative prior papers, a letter of interest outlining experience and research goals, and the names and contact information for two references to Informal inquiries are also welcome.

Train here as an MS or PhD student

We welcome potential graduate students interested in carrying out thesis work in our lab. Please consider applying to The School of Biological Science Graduate Program. Wolfgang is happy to speak to you about our research program and potential projects even before you apply. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept Ph.D students who apply directly to our lab.

Do research as an undergraduate student

Undergraduate students can apply for research positions in our lab. You can earn credit (BSC 290) for working in our lab. If you think you have what it takes to be part of a Neuroscience lab and you are committed to research then send an email with CV and statement of research interest to

Employment Inquiries

The Stein Lab welcomes applications on all levels. We are always interested in new and creative people. Our research is integrative and not limited to the methods we currently employ. Please send all employment inquiries to