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PhD assistantship in molecular genetics of host-plant resistance U.

David Willmot WillmotD at missouri.edu
Thu Sep 4 18:30:12 EST 2003

Graduate Fellowship, Ph.D.  Molecular Genetics of Host-Plant Resistance

University of Missouri

A talented Ph.D. candidate is sought for an assistantship starting in 
winter or summer 2004 in the Plant Sciences Unit at our Columbia 
campus.  An M.S. in plant genetics or a related field is preferred, 
though a highly qualified B.S. with research experience will be 
considered.  Drs. David Willmot and Mike McMullen, will supervise a 
project to investigate host resistance to the corn rootworm, a major 
pest, using QTL mapping, genomic, biochemical, and entomological 
approaches. The successful candidate will receive training in field, 
lab, and statistical techniques.  This fellowship will provide a 
competitive stipend plus a tuition waiver and insurance.  U.S. 
citizens are preferred. Contact WillmotD at missouri.edu for additional 

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