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Research positions

David Jackson jacksond at cshl.org
Tue May 14 09:29:32 EST 2002

Two positions are currently available in my lab to study plant 
developmental genetics in model species, including maize and 

1. Summer Undergraduate Internship.
	An NSF funded "REU" (research experience for undergraduates) 
10- week intern position is available in the lab. of Dr. Dave Jackson 
at Cold Spring Harbor. The research will combine genetics, molecular 
and cell biological research, focusing on cereal crop plants. 
Applicants should ideally have some lab experience though enthusiasm 
and ability to work in a team are the most important criteria. 
Minority students are especially encouraged to apply. Dates are 
flexible but should include July-August.

2. Laboratory Technician.
A full time lab tech position is available. The research will combine 
cellular and genetic techniques to understand molecular aspects of 
plant development, focusing on stem cell specification and signaling. 
Prior experience in molecular biology and genetics are preferred; 
enthusiasm and ability to work in a team is required. Please send 
application letter and CV to Dr. Dave Jackson, CSHL, 1 Bungtown Rd., 
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724, or email jacksond at cshl.org for 
additional details.
Also see http://www.cshl.org/public/SCIENCE/jackson.html.

Recent Publications:
Lucas, W.J., Bouche-Pillon, S., Jackson, D., Nguyen, L., Baker, L., 
Ding, B., and Hake, S. (1995).  Selective Trafficking of KNOTTED1 and 
its mRNA Through Plasmodesmata.  Science 270: 1980-1983.
Jackson, D. and Hake, S. (1999).  Control of Phyllotaxy in Maize by 
the ABPHYL1 Gene.  Development 126: 315-323.
Jackson, D. (2000).  Opening up the communication channels: recent 
insights into plasmodesmal function.  Current Opinions in Plant 
Biology 3: 394-399.
Shiobara, F.T., Yuan, Z., Hake, S. and Jackson, D.  (2001).  The 
fasciated ear2 gene encodes a leucine rich repeat receptor like 
protein that regulates shoot meristem proliferation in maize. Genes 
and Development 15: 2755-2766.
Kim, J.Y., Yuan, Z., Cilia, M, Khalfan, Z. and Jackson, D. (2002). 
Intercellular Trafficking Of A KNOTTED1 Green Fluorescent Protein 
Fusion in the leaf and shoot meristem of Arabidopsis. PNAS 99: 

CSHL is a research and educational institution. The Laboratory has 
research programs focusing on cancer, neurobiology, plant genetics, 
genomics and bio-informatics. CSHL is an equal opportunities employer.

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