Ph.D. Studentship, London UK

d.gems at galton.ucl.ac.uk d.gems at galton.ucl.ac.uk
Tue Jan 20 08:56:59 EST 1998


The Galton Laboratory
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON

Ph.D. Studentship

England (Central London). Post-graduate position in the Biology of Aging in
Invertebrate Model Organisms. Utilizing an integrated research approach,
you will be characterizing environmental, metabolic and genetic
determinants of aging and longevity inCaenorhabditis elegans and the fruit
fly Drosophila melanogaster. This project will be carried out in the
laboratories of Dr. David Gems (worms; WWW site:
http://www.gene.ucl.ac.uk/nematode), and Prof. Linda Partridge (flies; WWW
site: http://www.gene.ucl.ac.uk/flies/partridge.html). The position is
available from September, 1998.

The Galton Laboratory of the Department of Biology at University College
London (UCL), invites applications from individuals with a good degree in a
biology-related subject, a good understanding of genetics and evolutionary
biology, and an interest in the biology of aging and longevity. This
position is available to UK citizens and those fulfilling the appropriate
residence requirements.

The Department of Biology at UCL is a strongly research-oriented department
with 38 academic staff, 11 senior research fellows, 53 research staff and
60 PhD students (see our website at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/biology for
further information). The Department of Biology was rated 5 (on a scale of
1 - 5) for research in both the 1992 and 1996 research assessment
exercises.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and the names and Tel/Fax
numbers of 3 referees, should be sent to:


        Prof. Linda Partridge,
        The Galton Laboratory,
        Department of Biology,
        University College London,
        4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE.
        Phone: +44 (0) 171-380 7418 direct line; 0171-380 7411 messages
        Fax : 0171-383 2048; e-mail: l.partridge at ucl.ac.uk

        or

        David Gems Ph.D.
        The Galton Laboratory,
        Department of Biology,
        University College London,
        4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE.
        Phone: +44 (0) 171 504 5113; e-mail: d.gems at galton.ucl.ac.uk




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David Gems Ph.D.                               |
The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology,  |
University College London,                     |
Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way,               |
London NW1 2HE, U.K.                           |
Tel: 0171 387 7050 ext. 5113                   |
Fax: 0171 383 2048                             |
E-mail: d.gems at galton.ucl.ac.uk                |
Home page: http://www.gene.ucl.ac.uk/nematode/ |





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