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David Somers somers at BIOSCI.CBS.UMN.EDU
Tue Oct 29 13:03:24 EST 1996

POSTDOCTORAL Research Associate Position

                University of Minnesota
         Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics

Project involves biochemical and molecular analysis of acetyl-CoA
carboxylase (ACCase) activity in transgenic plants expressing
antisense or sense genes for ACCase and in herbicide-tolerant maize
mutants.  Plastidic ACCase activity is required for fatty acid
biosynthesis and ACCase is the site of action for several
herbicides in grasses.  As part of a collaborative research effort
in the laboratories of Burle Gengenbach, David Somers and John
Gronwald, this postdoctoral position will have a specific focus on
analysis of ACCase expression in transgenic plants and determining
whether altered expression affects fatty acid biosynthesis.  For
further information, contact Burle Gengenbach at 612-625-6282 or
burle at biosci.cbs.umn.edu

Applicants must have a PhD degree in biochemistry, molecular
biology, genetics, plant physiology or a related field.  Desired
experience includes work with plant enzymes and molecular biology

This 2-year position is available immediately and will remain open
until a suitable candidate is identified.  To apply, send
application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and
telephone numbers of 3 references to burle at biosci.cbs.umn.edu or
                Jeanne Davy, Administrator
                Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics
                University of Minnesota
                1991 Buford Circle
                St. Paul, MN 55018

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and

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