DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

Martin Spalding mspaldin at iastate.edu
Tue Nov 14 15:07:12 EST 1995


USDA NATIONAL NEEDS DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
IN PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY AT IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY

For Work in:
           PLANT BIOCHEMISTRY
           PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
           PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

Iowa State University is rapidly becoming one of the premier training
grounds in the country for plant biotechnology.  In recognition of this,
the Interdepartmental Plant Physiology Major (IPPM) at Iowa State has
been awarded additional USDA National Needs Graduate Fellowships in Plant
Biotechnology.  IPPM provides research opportunities stressing the
development of a strong background in fundamental biology, biochemistry,
and molecular biology.  The Fellowships provide stipends of $17,000/year
for three years to highly qualified Ph.D. students.  Additional graduate
fellowships and assistantships also are available from IPPM.

Always known for its strong programs in traditional genetics and plant
breeding, with the advent of a $50,000,000 biotechnology initiative in
the late 1980s, Iowa State has become a leader in plant and animal
biotechnology.  Facilities are excellent.  Numerous outstanding faculty
who were hired under this initiative have now established themselves as
dynamic, active, well-funded researchers on the cutting edge of plant
biotechnology research.  Rather than huge labs in which the big name
leader is rarely seen, here at Iowa State, graduate students enjoy the
personal attention and personal excitement of small and medium-sized, but
very active labs.  Upon graduation, successful students have their choice
of positions in industry or as postdocs in the finest research
institutions.

To obtain application forms and more information about the National Needs
Fellowships or IPPM, please send inquiries to:

National Needs Fellowships
IPPM Graduate Admissions
353 Bessey Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA  50011

or contact us by email:  ippm at iastate.edu
or visit our World Wide Web Homepage:
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~ippm

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Martin H. Spalding, Chair               Ph:     (515) 294-1749
Interdept Plant Physiology Major        FAX     (515) 294-1337
Iowa State University   E-mail  mspaldin at iastate.edu
Ames, Iowa 50011                        ippm at iastate.edu
        http://www.public.iastate.edu/~ippm
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