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[Arabidopsis] Two Postdoctoral Research Positions in the Innes Lab

Roger Innes via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by rinnes from indiana.edu)
Tue May 11 17:27:43 EST 2010

Postdoctoral Position, Indiana University, Bloomington

Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics of Plant-Pathogen =20

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Roger =20
Innes to study the molecular mechanisms that mediate disease =20
resistance in plants.  These positions are funded by two different NIH =20=

grants.  The first focuses on the RPS5 disease resistance protein of =20
Arabidopsis, which mediates detection of the AvrPphB protein from =20
Pseudomonas syringae.  RPS5 belongs to the NBS-LRR superfamily of =20
resistance proteins.  Current questions under investigation are how =20
RPS5 is activated and, once activated, how RPS5 triggers plant defense =20=

responses.  The second project focuses on the regulation of programmed =20=

cell death during pathogen infections, with an emphasis on =20
understanding endomembrane trafficking and possible links to =20
autophagy.  Additional information about these projects and the Innes =20=

Laboratory, including publications, can be found at =

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in biology or related field and =20
extensive experience in molecular biology, protein biochemistry, and/=20
or cell biology.  Familiarity with confocal microcopy is required.  =20
Salary commensurate with education and experience with full benefits =20
included.  Applications received before May 30, 2010 will be given =20
highest priority.  July 1, 2010 start date possible.

Please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of the =20
three references (including email addresses and phone numbers) to Dee =20=

Verostko at dverostk from indiana.edu using =91Innes Postdoc=92 as the =
subject =20
line or mail to 1001 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.

Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.=20=


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