PhD studentship- Purdue University

Angus Murphy amurphy at
Thu Feb 1 14:10:20 EST 2001

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship in the Department of
Horticulture at Purdue University to study flavonoid-sensitive
membrane-associated aminopeptidases in Arabidopsis and their role in the
regulation of auxin movement at the cellular level. The student will use
molecular biological and biochemical techniques to study the interactions of
these aminopeptidases with the auxin transport regulatory apparatus.
Potential applicants are referred to Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
37(6): 413-443 and Planta 211(3): 315-324 for further details. The
studentships carry a stipend averaging $15,000 plus a tuition and fee
waiver, travel allowance of $400 for travel to professional meetings to
present research results, payment of a student activity fee (currently $332
per semester), and $140 per year towards the cost of medical insurance. The
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture values ethnic and
gender diversity.  Therefore, women and minority candidates are encouraged
to apply. Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. Interested applicants should contact Angus Murphy, Department of
Horticulture, 1165 Horticulture Bldg., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
47907-1165. Telephone: (765)496-7956. email: amurphy at

Angus Murphy
Assistant Professor
Dept. Horticulture
1165 Horticulture Bldg
Purdue University
West Lafayette IN 47907-1165
(765) 496-7956  Lab (765) 496-7955
email amurphy at


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