The Plant Genome Studies and Biotechnology (PGSB) Group of
Interdepartmental Genetics (IG) has been awarded a training
grant from the USDA National Needs Graduate Fellowship
Program. This grant will provide very competitive stipends
(17k/year) to pre-doctoral students with research interests
in genome analysis.
The PGSB Group is composed of 16 IG faculty from the
Departments of Agronomy, Biochemistry & Biophysics, Botany,
Forestry, Plant Pathology and Zoology & Genetics. The PGSB
faculty share a research interest in the molecular
characterization of plant (and plant pathogen) genomes. The
participating faculty are: C. Bronson, C. Brummer, R. Hall,
M. Lee, A. Miller, A. Myers, B. Nikolau, T. Peterson, S.
Rodermel, P. Schnable, R. Shoemaker, D. Voytas, R. Wallace,
J. Wendel, R. Wise and E. Wurtele.
Application materials may be obtained from: Dr. Patrick S.
Schnable, Chair, PGSB Search Committee, IG Office, 2102
Molecular Biology Building, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
50011. FAX: 515-294-6669, e-mail: genetics at iastate.edu
Review of applications will begin immediately and will
continue until the fellowships are awarded. Further
information can be obtained from IG's WWW homepage at:
National Needs Fellows must be US citizens or nationals, IG
also awards research assistantships on a competitive basis.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative