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National Needs Grad Fellowships - Missouri

Ed Coe CoeE at missouri.edu
Sat Dec 2 12:58:51 EST 2000

USDA National Needs Graduate Fellowships
Plant Biotechnology:  Crop Functional Genomics
University of Missouri-Columbia

Applications are invited for competitive pre-doctoral
fellowships ($22,000 / year) for students with research
interests in crop functional genomics.

Research opportunities include projects in genome
organization, gene expression, signal transduction, crop
physiology, agronomic trait manipulation, crop improvement,
and bioinformatics. Participating faculty are members of the
Interdisciplinary Plant Group (http://www.plantgroup.org)
and represent several academic units: Jim Birchler, Karen
Cone, Mannie Liscum, Kathy Newton, and John Walker from
Biological Sciences;  Ed Coe, Mike McMullen, Mary Polacco,
and Hari Krishnan from USDA/ARS; Georgia Davis from
Agronomy; Tom Guilfoyle, Joe Polacco, Doug Randall, and
Shuqun Zhang from Biochemistry; and Su-Shing Chen from
Computer Engineering and Computer Science.

Application forms can be downloaded from the
Interdisciplinary Plant Group website
(http://www.plantgroup.org/fellowships.html) or application
materials can be obtained from:  Dr. Karen Cone, USDA
National Needs Fellowships Coordinator, Division of
Biological Sciences, 105 Tucker Hall, University of
Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.
FAX:  573-882-0123;  email: conek at missouri.edu.

Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.

Application deadline:  January 15, 2001.

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