[Maize] 3 post-doctoral positions on identification of molecular networks for yield increase in Maize

Gerrit Beemster via maize%40net.bio.net (by gebee from psb.ugent.be)
Thu Jan 17 10:20:59 EST 2008


Dear maize community,



The Department of Plant Systems Biology has an exciting opportunity  
for three Postdoctoral Scientists for gene discovery and functional  
analysis projects in maize using an integrated Systems Biology  
approach based on transcriptome analysis involving experimental and  
bio-informatics groups. The three (3-year) projects include leaf and  
ear development under stress conditions (cold and drought) and lateral  
root initiation. The work is supported by related projects on  
Arabidopsis and maize in the Research Groups Organ Growth Regulation  
and Root development and situated in the context of an industrial  
collaboration with CropDesign, a leading Biotechnology company in  
trait discovery and development.



The Department of Plant Systems Biology, directed by Prof. Dr. D.  
Inzé, offers excellent opportunities to develop multidisciplinary  
projects in life sciences. Located in a brand new spacious facility  
with state-of-the-art equipments and a staff of 170, it is a leading  
research institution in the areas of plant and systems biology. Our  
campus is ideally positioned at the interface between academia and  
industry and is one of the largest plant biotechnology centres in  
Europe. The department is located in Ghent, one of the most vivid and  
international cities in Flanders.
  Profile

q      PhD with relevant expertise in plant cell and/or molecular  
biology.

q      Expertise in Maize is a plus.

q      An excellent command of English is a must.



Contact

Please apply by e-mail preferentially before March 1th, 2008,  
including your

CV and coordinates of two references to

Prof. Dr. D. Inzé

Department of Plant Systems Biology

VIB-University of Ghent

Technologiepark 927

B-9052 Ghent, Belgium

Phone: +32 (0)9 3313806

dirk.inze from psb.ugent.be

www.psb.ugent.be

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Mobile: +32 (0) 498 53 9091
VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University
Technologiepark 927, 9052 Gent, BELGIUM
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