Postdoc position

Vibha Srivastava vibhas at uark.edu
Thu Aug 28 17:16:22 EST 2003


<x-flowed>Postdoc Position in the Dept. of Crop, Soil, & Environmental Science,
University of Arkansas

A postdoc position is available starting November 1, 2003 to conduct
research on site-specific gene integration in rice.  The project is based
on utilization of Cre-lox system to develop precise integration lines in
rice and study transgene expression in cell lines, plants and progenies
(see related articles below).  Specific goals will involve mapping
integration sites and developing improved strategies for site-specific
integration. The candidate should have excellent communication skills.
Experience in molecular biology and plant transformation is required.

1) Srivastava and Ow (2003) Rare instances of Cre-mediated deletion product
maintained in transgenic wheat. Plant Mol. Biol. (In 	press).
2)  Srivastava and Ow (2001)  Site-specific gene integration in rice. Mol.
Breed. 8: 345-350.
3)  Srivastava and Ow (2001) Single copy primary transformants of maize
obtained through the co-introduction of a recombinase-	expressing
construct.  Plant Mol. Biol. 46: 561-566.
4)  Srivastava  et al.(1999) Single-copy transgenic wheat generated through
the resolution of complex integration 	patterns. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.
(USA) 96:11117-11121.

Send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and names and
contact information of 3 professional references to:

Vibha Srivastava
Assistant Professor
115 Plant Science bldg.
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: 479-575-4872
Fax: 479-575-7465
e-mail: vibhas at uark.edu

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