postdoctoral position available in molecular biology

Th=E9r=E8se OuelletsbGV0 OUELLETTR at EM.AGR.CA
Mon Jan 12 14:22:44 EST 1998


Molecular Technologies
Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre (ECORC)
Agriculture and AgriFood Canada
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6
Canada

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POSTDOCTORAL POSITION

available immediately, for a duration of 2 years at about Can$35,000/yr

Supervisor: Dr. Th=E9r=E8se Ouellet
                   Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre

Project Title: Characterization of a new element with post-transcriptional
activity

Project Description:

The project is based on the recent discovery of a cryptic element in the
genome of Nicotiana tabacum which enhances post-transcriptional activity in
transgenic plants.  This element will be characterized in detail to
understand its mechanism of action and investigate potential applications
for crop improvement. Specific goals include the definition of the active
sequence, and the characterization of the mode and range of action of the
sequence.

Applicants must have a strong background in molecular biology.

Applications and enquiries should be submitted to Therese Ouellet, ECORC,
by mail (at the above address), by Fax (613- 759-1701) or by E-mail
(ouellettr at em.agr.ca).





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