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Postdoctoral position

Surinder Chopra sic3 at psu.edu
Thu Sep 19 09:48:25 EST 2002

Position available immediately to take part in a USDA-NRI funded 
project to perform molecular and genetic analysis of biosynthesis and 
regulation of sorghum phytoalexins induced in response to the fungus 
Colletotrichum.  The objectives of this project are 1) to identify 
sorghum genes that are critical to the biosynthesis of the 
phytoalexins and to test the function of these genes in heterologous 
as well as homologous systems and 2) to characterize transposon 
induced mutants of sorghum that have altered synthesis/regulation of 
3-deoxy-flavonoids and phytoalexins. The position is for 2 years: 
Applicants should have a record of accomplishment in molecular 
genetics, and biochemistry.  Send via E-mail: curriculum vitae 
including list of publications, statement of
research interests and professional goals, and contact information 
for three referees to: SIC3 at PSU.EDU

Surinder Chopra
Assistant Professor of Maize Genetics
& Faculty of Life Sciences Consortium
Department of Crop & Soil Sciences
216 AG-SCI-IND Building
Penn State University
University Park, PA16802

Tel: 814-865-1159
Fax: 814-863-7043
E-mail: sic3 at psu.edu


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