Cortes Lab
Cortes Lab @Virginia Tech · Unite to Divide

Cortes Lab @Virginia Tech   |  Unite to Divide

Looking for undergraduate students

The Cortes Lab is looking for undergraduate students interested in:

  • live cell microscopy
  • image analysis
  • agent-based modeling of cytoskeletal processes

To inquire, email a resume and coverletter to

Welcome to Ph.D. student Juan Hernandez Sanchez

Welcome Juan Hernandez Sanchez to the Cortes Lab!

Juan is interested in the circadian rhythm of stentor behavior!

Recruiting Undergrads

The Cortes Lab is currently seeking an undergraduate student interested in:

  • agent-based modeling of cytoskeletal processes


  • Basic to intermediate experience with C++
  • Basic experience with Python and/or MATLAB
  • Available to work for 6-10 hours per week

Currently looking for students willing to volunteer for the remainder of this semester. Following semesters could be worked for research credit. To inquire, email a resume and cover letter to

The Cortes lab has joined Virginia Tech

The Cortes Lab is now at Virginia Tech!

We’re excited to join the Hokie family and the Fralin Life Sciences Institute!

Check out Cytosim for more information about the stochastics physics simulator we use. Or look at out Gitlab page for some of our modifications to Cytosim source code and custom tools.