Postdoc position in New Zealand available

hraapg at hraapg at
Fri Aug 16 11:46:19 EST 1996

A postdoc position is available for a period of two years in the Gene Transfer 
and Expression Group at the Auckland research site of the Horticulture and 
Food Research Institute of New Zealand Ltd. The successful applicant will join 
a team of young, enthisiastic and highly motivated researchers, primarily 
carrying out research projects in fruit tree transformation and the molecular 
biology of early fruit development and fruit ripening. The position will be 
involved in a programme developing site-specific recombination systems for 
gene targeting in plants and the use of transposons for transgene relocation 
in transgenic plants. Applicants should have a good knowledge of plant 
molecular biology and experience with transposons and/or gene gun 
transformation technology would be an advantage. Applications and requests for 
further information should be sent to Dr Andrew Gleave (gleaveA at 
HortResearch, GTE group, Plant Improvement Division, Private Bag 92 169, 
Auckland, New Zealand.  

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