[Yeast] postdoc, grad & tech positions in Kansas City - the Paris of the plains...

dab at albany.edu dab at albany.edu
Sun Aug 20 21:03:42 EST 2006


Multiple Ph.D. student fellowships and postdoctoral and tech positions are
available in the research groups of Dr. Dmitry Belostotsky and Dr. Julia
Chekanova at the University of Missouri (Kansas City).

Successful applicants will work in a research team studying:

1) mRNA processing and control of mRNA release from the site of
transcription in yeast
2) posttranscriptional control of gene expression in Arabidopsis

SEE:	our selected recent publications for further information:

EMBO J in press 2006
Nature in full review July 2006
Trends in Plant Science 10: 347-353, 2005
Molecular Cell 16:498-500, 2004
RNA 10:1200-1214, 2004
Genetics 163:311-319, 2003
RNA 9:1476-1490, 2003
Current Biology 11:1207-1214, 2001

AND/OR: have a look at our current webpage

AND/OR:	send email application to dab [at] albany.edu (CV, research
statement, 3 references)

WHEN: 	These positions are open from February 2007

Successful candidates will have an appropriate degree and solid background
in molecular biology and/or genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, and/or
plant development, evidenced by a strong publication record in
international journals (for postdoctoral applicants). Experience in RNA
biology and/or bioinformatics is a plus.

Kansas City is a major cosmopolitan center featuring dynamic cultural
environment, vibrant music scene, and exciting opportunities for
year-round recreational activities. It has been dubbed “Paris of the
plains” (see
www.cnn.com/2006/TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/06/08/kansas.city/index.html) and
ranked within top 6 places to live in United States. UMKC School of
Biological Sciences is located next to the Stowers Institute, offering
ample opportunities for collaborations.

Graduate students enter through a UMKC graduate program admission process
which is described in detail in the Graduate Student Handbook that can be
downloaded as a pdf file from the
sbs.umkc.edu/programs/graduate/resources.html website. All Ph.D.
candidates in UMKC graduate programs are provided financial support.

Dmitry A. Belostotsky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
State University of New York at Albany
1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12222

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