[Arabidopsis] experimental-driven systems biology position(s)

Belostotsky, Dmitry via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by belostotskyd from umkc.edu)
Sat Jun 30 14:49:22 EST 2007

WITH:	Dmitry Belostotsky @ University of Missouri - Kansas City    [contact via  belostotsky [at] umkc.edu ]
ON:		protein complexes governing noncoding RNA-mediated and mRNA-level control of gene expression (in several model species)
WHEN:	immediately until filled
WHO:	any-level applicants well versed in RNA biology or/and microarrays, protein biochemistry, programming or/and statistics
MUST BE:	highly driven, self-motivated, ambitious, dynamic individuals with documented record of excellence

Postdoctoral fellowship eligibility helpful but not essential. Funding available through 2010.

LAB:		equipped with Affy and deconvolution microscopy (Deltavision) workstations, HPLC and have access to MALDI, LC-MS/MS and high end Linux cluster

PUBS (selected):	 

Genome-wide high-resolution analysis of exosome substrates in Arabidopsis  -  In review (2007)
Shared factors mediate tethering of active genes to non-nascent mRNP and nuclear rim - In review (2007)
EMBO J  25:4253-4256 (2006)
Trends Plant Sci 10:347-353 (2005)
RNA 10:1200-1214 (2004)
RNA 9:1476-1490 (2003)
Curr Biol 11:1207-1214 (2001)

LIVING IN KANSAS CITY:  in brief, KC got everything but ocean

-	major cosmopolitan center of 2.5M plus people
-	dynamic cultural environment (e.g. see www.nelson-atkins.org) 
-	vibrant music scene (best known for, but not limited to, jazz and blues)
-	fabulous food (best known for, but not limited to, its famous bbq)
-	dubbed “Paris of the plains”, ranked within top 10 places to live in US: www.cnn.com/2006/TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/06/08/kansas.city/index.html

Dmitry A. Belostotsky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Division of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
School of Biological Sciences
University of Missouri
Kansas City, MO 64110

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