Need_a_POSTDOC_position:CV_ENclosed

Bin Lu lub at umbi.umd.edu
Sat Feb 22 15:16:47 EST 1997


Current Ph.D. candidate (anticipate my degree in Aug. 1997) is looking for
a the post-doctoral position.  I have my expertise and interests in
working on projects, such as plant-microbe interactions, protein
biochemistry, signal transductions in plants, molecular genetics ...

Enclosed please find my CV. More information can be found @ my web page:
http://www.umbi.umd.edu/~lub/.  Should you have such a position in your
lab, please feel free to contact me for more information.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely, 

Bin Lu
Email: lub at umbi.umd.edu

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                              Curriculum Vitae

                                   Bin Lu
                         Department of Plant Biology
               University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
       Phone: 301-405-2852 Fax: 301-314-9082 Email: lub at umbi.umd.edu

                     URL: http://www.umbi.umd.edu/~lub/
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Education and Qualification

   * 1991.8 - present University of Maryland, College Park, MD
          Ph.D. candidate (04/1994) - Plant Molecular Virology
   * 1986. 9 - 1989.7 The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
          M. Sc. (08/1989) - Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
   * 1982. 9 - 1986.7 Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
          B. Sc. (07/1986) - Cell Biology & Genetics

Professional Experience

   * 1994.9 - present Research Assistant III, Center for Agriculture
          Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, MD
   * 1996.7 - 1996.9 Instructor for PBIO698C: Computer Graphics, UMCP
   * 1993.8 - 1994.8 Assistant Instructor, Plant Biology, UMCP
   * 1991.8 - 1993.7 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Botany, UMCP
   * 1989.8 - 1991.8 Research Fellow, Institute of Botany /Genetics,
          The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Professional Societies

   * American Society of Virology (ASV)
   * American Phytopathological Society (APS)
   * American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

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Honors and Awards

   * Jacob K. Goldharber Travel Grant Award, Graduate School, UMCP, 1996
   * Jane M. Prichard Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching, UMCP, 1994
   * Summer Research Award, Plant Biology, UMCP, 1992 - 1995
   * Presidential Scholarship Award, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1989

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Publications [Reprints available upon request.]

  1. Lu, B., and Culver, J. N. (1997). Coat protein interactions in the
     viral cross protection of tobacco mosaic virus using a PVX vector. 
     (In preparation)
  2. Lu, B., Stubbs, G and Culver, J. N. (1996). Carboxylate interactions
     involved in the disassembly of tobacco mosaic tobamovirus. 
     Virology 225(1):11-20.
  3. Lu, B., Villani, P. J., Watson, J. C., DeMason, D. A., and Cooke, T. J.
     (1996). Morphological compartments in wild-type and mutant leaves of
     the garden pea (Pisium sativum L.). Int. J. Plant Sci. 157 (1):659-673.
  4. Cooke, T. J. and Lu, B. (1992). The independence of cell shape and
     overall form in multicellular algae and land plants: cells do not act
     as building blocks for constructing plant organs. 
     Int. J. Plant Sci. 153 (3): S7 - S27.
  5. Lu, B., Lin, B., Huang, H.-l. and Tan, K. (1992). Low-temperature-
     regulated flowering-related mRNA and protein synthesis
     during vernalization of winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). 
     Acta Phytophysiol. Sinica 18: (2):113-120.
  6. Lu, B., Huang, H.-l. and Tan, K. (1991). A primary studies on
     flowering-specific-proteins during vernalization of winter wheat
     (Triticum aestivum L.) using analytical isoelectrofocsing. 
     Botanical Research 5:219 - 222.
  7. Wang, Y., Wang, L. S. and Lu, B. (1989). Changes of peroxidase and
     soluble protein in tissue culture of Lycium barbarum L. Acta Biologia
     Experimetalis Sinica 22:1-7.
  8. Lu, B. and Lin, B. (1989). An improved method of two dimensional
     polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis for plant proteins. Progress
     Biophys. Biochem. 16(6):480-481.

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Meeting Presentations

   * 1997 (July). The 16th Annual Meeting of American Society for
     Virology.Bozeman, Montana. "Coat protein interactions involved in
     tobamovirus disassembly " [Registered for a Talk]
   * 1996 (July). The 8th International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe
     Interactions. ÝKnoxville, Tennessee. "Coat protein carboxylate
     interactions: Effects on tobamovirus disassembly and pathogenesis"
     [Poster]
   * 1995 (August). The 87th Annual American Phytopathological Society
     Meeting. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "Involvement of carboxylate groups
     in the disassembly of tobacco mosaic tobamovirus" [Poster] [Abstract
     published in Phytopathology (1995) 85:(10):1211].
   * 1991 (January). Workshop on Plant Development and Differentiation.
     Shanghai, China. "Flowering-inducing-proteins and their regulation"
     [Talk]
   * 1990 (August). Annual Meeting of American Society of Plant
     Physiologists. Indianapolis, Indiana. "Relationship to flowering of low
     temperature regulated changes in mRNA and protein synthesis in winter
     wheat" [Poster] [Abstract published in Plant Physiol. 93: s137].
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References [Available upon request]



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