Research Associate Position

Michele Barefoot mbar at
Thu Jul 23 11:00:24 EST 1998

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     Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate Position
     at Calgene, Davis.

     Position Description

     This position is to join a diverse  and dynamic research group
     working on the  metabolic engineering of xanthophyll and
		 isoprenoid production in crop plants,  particularly seeds.

     The research project includes gene discovery and gene cloning,
     engineering DNA constructs for plant transformation, molecular
     analyses and molecular tracking of transgenic plants through
     the first stages of product development.

     Position Qualifications (minimum education / experience)

     The position requires at least a BS degree with 3-4 years
     or a master degree with 1 to 2 years of experience. Candidates
     be proficient in molecular biology techniques such as cloning,
     isolation, PCR, bacterial expression systems, etc. Also required
     experience in basic biochemical analysis techniques such as
     analysis, preparing and purifying proteins for antibody
production and
     routine enzyme assays.
     A degree in Biochemistry or  Molecular Biology is required.

     Additional Relevant Experience:

     Additional relevant experience includes familiarity with computer
     software for nucleic acid analysis, information systems and
     biology and biochemistry database searches.

     Salary will be determined according to experience level and
     qualification and includes an excellent benefits package.

     Send  resume and three letters of reference to Luis Perez-Grau,
     Calgene  LLC, 1920 Fifth Street, Davis CA 95616 or contact me at
     (530) 792-2262 or luis.perez-grau at

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