Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS)

Welcomel Class of 2019

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The fellowship application period is now closed.

Host site application period is open now through August 18, 2019. CDC seeks state and local public health laboratories to host (supervise) LLS fellows who begin assignments in July 2020.

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CDC’s Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) fellowship program prepares high caliber PhD scientists to become public health laboratory leaders. Through on-the-job service at CDC and other public health laboratories, fellows acquire and apply skills in laboratory quality management, the science of biosafety, and leadership.