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Two Postdoctoral Positions

Dinesh-Kumar savithramma.dinesh-kumar at yale.edu
Tue Jul 30 08:26:37 EST 2002

S.P. Dinesh-Kumar
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Two postdoctoral positions are available immediately to work on 
host-virus interactions. Project is funded for four years by 
NSF-Plant Genome program.  Candidates will be using functional 
genomics (virus-induced gene silencing, VIGS) and proteomics 
approaches. Candidates will co-ordinate their efforts with a 
bioinformatics programmer under the guidance of Dr. Hongyu Zhao's lab 
at the Yale medical school. 

Candidates must have a strong background in biochemistry and 
molecular biology. Experience in protein complex purification, HPLC, 
gel filtration chromatography, 2D gel electrophoresis and Mass 
spectrometry is a plus. Proven publication record is necessary. 
Experience in plants is not a requirement. Please send your CV and 
three reference letters to savithramma.dinesh-kumar at yale.edu.

Candidates will be joining a dynamic group of post-docs, graduate 
students and technicians. For more information visit our lab page 
http://www.yale.edu/plantfunctionalgenomics. Additional information 
about our departmental research activities can be found at 
http://www.biology.yale.edu. Information about Yale University and 
New Haven can be found in the web site http://www.yale.edu.

For recent publications see:
1.  Liu, Y., Schiff, M., Marathe, R., and Dinesh-Kumar, S.P. (2002). 
Tobacco Rar1, EDS1, NPR1/NIM1 like genes are required for N-mediated 
resistance to tobacco mosaic virus. Plant Journal  30: 415-429.
2.  Liu, Y., Schiff, M., Serino, G., Deng, X-W., and Dinesh-Kumar, 
S.P. (2002). Role of SCF ubiquitin-ligase and the COP9 signalosome in 
the N gene-mediated resistance response to tobacco mosaic virus. 
Plant Cell 14: 1483-1496.
3. Liu, Y., Schiff, M., Dinesh-Kumar, S.P. Virus-induced gene 
silencing in tomato. (2002) Plant Journal (in press).
4. Marathe, R., Anandalakshmi, R., Liu, Y., and Dinesh-Kumar, S.P. 
(2002) The tobacco mosaic virus resistance gene, N. Molecular Plant 
Pathology  3:167-172.

S.P. Dinesh-Kumar
Assistant Professor
Mol. Cellular & Dev. Biol.
451 OML
Yale University
165 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06520-8104

Tel: 203-432-9965   Fax: 203-432-3854
savithramma.dinesh-kumar at yale.edu

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