Postdoctoral Positions Available

Tom Becker tomb at
Thu Sep 21 11:24:15 EST 2000

2 Postdoctoral research positions are available for individuals 
interested in vertebrate genetics and genome analysis at the 
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).  

1) Identification and Characterization of Genes   Associated with 
Ear Development in Zebrafish and Their Relationship to Human 
Diseases. This position will study mutations affecting the zebrafish 
ear isolated in an insertional mutagenesis screen.  

2) Establishing Technologies for using Retroviruses as a Tool to 
Study Vertebrate Development. This position will use retrovirus 
technology to study zebrafish on a genome-wide basis. Possible 
projects include: "library" of mapped proviral integrations, gene-
trapping schemes, inducable over-expression vectors.  

Candidates should possess an MD and/or PhD and have fewer 
than five years of postdoctoral experience. Please send a letter, 
CV, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Shawn Burgess c/o Ms. 
Dana Jordan, NHGRI/NIH, 49 Convent Dr., Bldg. 49, Rm. 2C-72, 
MSC 4431, Bethesda, MD 20892 (or gtbapply at  

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