PGR Position

John Rathjen jprathjen at
Fri Sep 19 17:28:24 EST 1997


Post Graduate Researcher at the NSF Center for Engineering Plants for
Resistance Against Pathogens (CEPRAP), University of California, Davis.

Major Responsibilities: This person will be responsible for assisting in
the molecular characterization of plant disease resistance genes using a
range of molecular biology techniques.  This person will work closely with
others in the research group as well as conducting independent research.
In the short term, the project will involve extensive use of the yeast
two-hybrid system.  Longer term experiments involve protein structure
-function assays.  The person will also have responsibility for general
laboratory maintenance.

Qualifications: Applicants should have at least a Bachelor's degree in
Biochemistry, Genetics, Chemistry or related field.  Extensive laboratory
experience with recombinant DNA techniques essential.

Position Available: Immediately until filled.   Should be available by
September, 1997 at the latest.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, undergraduate (and graduate)
transcripts, and names and addresses of three professional references to:
                Professor Richard Michelmore
                Department of Vegetable Crops
                One Shields Avenue
                University of California
                Davis, CA 95616

rwmichelmore at
Tel: 916-752-1729
FAX: 916-752-9659

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