postdoctoral position available

Dan Panaccione danpan at wvnvm.wvnet.edu
Wed Mar 31 11:33:40 EST 1999


Postdoctoral Position in Fungal Molecular Biology/Biochemistry

A two-year postdoctoral position is available for a qualified individual 
to work on molecular or biochemical aspects of ergot alkaloid 
biosynthesis.  Genes involved in the process have recently been cloned 
>From Claviceps purpurea and Neotyphodium spp., providing opportunities 
for the development of high impact studies.  Requirements: Ph.D. in a 
relevant field and ability to contribute to one or both of the following 
aspects of the project: 1) structural and functional analyses of the 
cloned genes; or, 2) characterization of enzyme activity and secondary 
products of fungi in which toxin biosynthesis genes have been mutated.  
For more information and a complete position description, contact Dan 
Panaccione at danpan at wvu.edu or (304)293-3911x2235.  Review of 
applications will begin 15 May 1999 and continue till the position is 
filled.  (Starting date is flexible.)  To apply, send a letter of 
application with current c.v. and three letters of reference to:
	Dan Panaccione
	West Virginia University
	Division of Plant & Soil Sciences
	401 Brooks Hall  Box 6057
	Morgantown, WV  26506-6057
West Virginia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity 
Employer.




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