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[Maize] Fellowship for PhD in Maize Genetics from the University of Missouri

Mary (Polacco) Schaeffer via maize%40net.bio.net (by SchaefferM from missouri.edu)
Mon Aug 8 10:53:58 EST 2011

Forwarded from Sherry Flint-Garcia.

MU-Pioneer Fellowship for Ph.D. in Maize Genetics
$25,000 per year for up to 5 years, tuition covered
University of Missouri Division of Plant Sciences (DPS) and
The Interdisciplinary Plant Group (IPG)

Receive Training and Experience in:
Molecular Genetics / Epigenetics
Cytogenetics / Cell Biology
Quantitative and Population Genetics
Statistics and Experimental Design
Abiotic Stress Physiology (e.g. Drought)
Biotic Stress (Plant Pathology and Entomology)
Crop Evolution / Molecular Systematics
Applied Genomics Technologies
Transgene Biology / Cell Culture

Maize Genetics Faculty:
Jim Birchler, Div. Biological Sciences – Maize Cytogenetics, Epigenetics,
Engineered Minichromosomes
David Braun, Div. Biological Sciences - Genetics of Carbohydrate
Partitioning in Maize
Georgia Davis, Div. Plant Sciences – Maize Functional Genomics
Sherry Flint-Garcia, USDA-ARS, Div. Plant Sciences – Diverse Maize Genetics,
Genomics, and Breeding
Felix Fritschi, Div. Plant Sciences – Plant Responses to Abiotic Stress
Bruce Hibbard, USDA-ARS, Div. Plant Sciences – Host Plant Resistance to Corn
Root Worm
Toni Kazic, Dept. Computer Science – Computational Biology and
Mike McMullen, USDA-ARS, Div. Plant Sciences – Molecular and Functional
Diversity of Maize
Paula McSteen, Div. Biological Sciences – Genetics of Maize Inflorescence
Kathy Newton, Div. Biological Sciences – Maize Organelle-Nuclear
Interactions, Heterosis
Henry Nguyen, Div. Plant Sciences – Mol. Genetics & Functional Genomics of
Root Adaptation & Drought Tolerance
Mel Oliver, USDA-ARS, Div. Plant Sciences – Maize Dehydration and
Desiccation Tolerance
Mary Schaeffer, USDA-ARS, Div. Plant Sciences – Maize Genetics and Genomics
Bob Sharp, Div. Plant Sciences – Physiology of Root Growth Under Drought
Zhanyuan Zhang, Div. Plant Sciences – Plant Transformation

For more information:  www.plantsci.missouri.edu
<http://plantsci.missouri.edu/>  (DPS)  and  www.plantgroup.org
<http://www.plantgroup.org/students.php>  (IPG)
Apply at:  www.plantsci.missouri.edu/graduate/admissions.htm 

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