The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

About Us:

The Quantitative Virology and Evolution Unit is ( housed within the Laboratory of Viral Diseases in the NIH-NIAID Intramural Research program and led by Patrick Dolan, Ph.D. The QVEU is interested in exploring the evolution and pathogenesis of RNA viruses, including flaviviruses and enteroviruses. Through experimental and computational studies we hope to better understand the constraints that shape viral evolution and emergence.


The stipends for postdoctoral trainees at the NIH are adjusted yearly; with supplements for prior experience, multiple degrees, and expertise in areas of current interest to the NIH such as mathematics, engineering, chemistry, and bioinformatics. For details, see the Trainee Stipends page . Benefits include health insurance for the trainee and his/her family, and support for coursework related to the trainee's research and travel to meetings is often available. In addition, the NIH Fellows Committee (FelCom) and the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE) sponsor a wide range of career development and social activities. The OITE includes an Office of Postdoctoral Services, a Career Services Center and Career Library.

Current Job Openings

Our Locations:

Main Campus, Bethesda, MD
Laboratory of Viral Diseases
Building 33, Rm. 1E13C.4
33 North Drive, MSC 3210
Bethesda , MD 20892-3210