Shepherd Laboratory

We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow to join the laboratory. Expertise in either microscopy, RNA labeling, developmental biology, or tissue clearing is welcome! More information here.

We are also looking for a research staff member to join the laboratory. We are particularly interested in someone to handle animal care, tissue clearing, and preparing multiplexed labeling assays. Please contact Dr. Shepherd at if interested.

Welcome to the Shepherd Laboratory website. We are located in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus.

We are a group of interdisciplinary researchers interested in developing and applying new optical tools to understand the role that vascular progenitor cellular heterogeneity plays in the developing brain and lung. We are particularly focused on how vascular progenitor cellular heterogeneity evolves in response to environmental changes or pharmacological intervention.