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Industry partnerships

The Roy Lab team strives to make scientific and engineering advances toward improving patient care and to support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the public to benefit, Roy Lab members collaborate with pharmaceutical and medical device companies to help develop medical breakthroughs and to provide medical expertise and/or educational workshops. Companies interested in working with the Roy Lab may send an email with a statement of interest to Shuvo Roy, PhD ([email protected]).

Disclosure: Dr. Shuvo Roy has ownership in Silicon Kidney, a spin-off company that aims to advance the commercialization of silicon membrane technology.  This ownership may result in potential financial benefits.

Postdoctoral scholars

We are currently looking for two postdoctoral scholars to join our lab. Please refer to the following documents for more information on the positions.

PDF icon Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering.pdf

PDF icon Mechanical Engineering and/or Material Sciences.pdf

If you believe you would be a good fit for the lab and wish to submit your qualifications for consideration, e-mail a curriculum vitae (CV), a letter stating research interests and experience, and contact information for three references to [email protected] and [email protected].

Graduate student rotation

Graduate students at UC San Francisco and select programs at UC Berkeley are welcome to rotate in the lab during one of the preset academic rotation periods. Permanent membership in the lab will be discussed at the end of the rotation period and determined by the overall fit and skill set of the graduate student, principal investigator, and other lab members. Students interested in rotating in the lab should follow the procedures of their graduate program.

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program

The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (S-I-R) Program is a unique Fulbright Scholar Program initiative that is specifically driven by the goals of U.S. institutions of higher education to enhance internationalization efforts on their campuses. If you are a potential Fulbright Scholar and are possibly interested in joining our lab, send a brief letter of introduction and your CV to [email protected].

Staff research and engineering positions

We consider positions on a rolling basis. If you believe you would be a good fit for the lab and wish to submit your qualifications for consideration, send a brief letter of introduction and your CV to [email protected].


Volunteer opportunities are available in the lab on an ad hoc basis. Volunteers are paired with a lab mentor to learn and observe research practices within the lab. We accept volunteers from a variety of backgrounds and ages. We require a minimum commitment of 10 weeks. If you are interested in volunteering with the lab, please fill out the following form.