PostDoc position at University College London

Conrad Mullineaux c.mullineaux at
Thu Sep 12 11:28:21 EST 1996

I am looking for a PostDoc for a BBSRC-funded project entitled
"Photosynthetic light-harvesting and its regulation in cyanobacteria".  The
post is available for three years from 1 October 1996.  Starting salary
will be up to about =A318120 (including London allowance) according to

        The project will involve using transposon mutagenesis to generate a
library of random, tagged mutants of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis 6803,
then using a fluorescence video imaging system to identify mutants with
alterations in the coupling of phycobilisomes with reaction centres.  The
sites of transposon insertion will be identified and the light-harvesting
processes in the mutants will be characterised using a range of advanced
spectroscopic techniques.

        The post would suit someone with experience of molecular biology;
previous experience of photosynthesis research would be an advantage.

        The Photosynthesis Research Group at University College London
offers an excellent working environment in a highly-rated department.

        Anyone interested should contact me as soon as possible:

Dr Conrad Mullineaux,
Department of Biology,
Darwin Building,
Gower Street,
London WC1E 6BT
Tel: 0171 387 7050 x2326
Fax: 0171 380 7096
Email: c.mullineaux at

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