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Avigad Vonshak avigad at bgumail.bgu.ac.il
Sat Dec 30 15:57:05 EST 1995

Ben Gurion University of the Negev
The Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research

The Jacob Blaustein Graduate Program for Desert Research

Graduate Research Opportunity at the Sede Boker Campus, Israel

Two year fellowships are available, to support M.Sc. and Ph.D. thesis
research at the Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, situated at
the Sede Boker Campus in the Negev Desert.

Disciplines represented at the institute include: ecology (animal and
plant); energy and environmental physics (including solar energy);
hydrology and geology;  micropropagation;  molecular and cellular biology;
soil and water; runoff farming; animal husbandry; plant and animal
ecophysiology; microbiology; controlled environment agriculture;

 microalgal biotechnology;  (  physiology , bioechemistry and molecular
Avigad at bgumail.bgu.ac.il

 social studies; architecture; meteorology and remote sensing.

Candidates must be registered for post-graduate studies at an institute of
higher education. Accreditation of thesis and award of degree, will be by
the home institute, by prior arrangement.
OR in the Dept of Biology BGU

Fellowships will be sufficient to cover board and lodging at the BIDR.
Deadline for applications - February 29, 1996.  Announcements of awards
will be sent by March 15, 1996. Students should plan to arrive no later
than August 1, 1996.

The program is open to students from Israel and abroad.

For further information and application forms please contact:
The Jacob Blaustein International Center for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion
University of the Negev, Sede Boker Campus, 84990 Israel.
Fax: 972-7-555058.  E.mail: inter at bgumail.bgu.ac.il.

--------------------application form------------------------------------


The Jacob Blaustein Graduate Program for Desert Research

Application form for Graduate Student (for grant and accommodation)
(Form to be filled in by Graduate Student)

Surname ______                          Name(s)

Nationality     ____                            Passport

Date of birth ____                              Sex:

Mailing address __

Phone numbers - Home:                   Office:

Department  address (if different from above)

Fax:                                            E-Mail:

University degrees, dates of award and name of granting university


I am currently registered at the following institution

The degree for which I am registered is __________________________
My thesis will be on (Give general field; exact title not required at this

Signature:                                                      Date:

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Please attach:
-       Curriculum Vitae
-       Copies of Diplomas and study records (grades)
-       Document showing that you have been registered for graduate studies
at an  university
-       Please arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to us,

Form - The Jacob Blaustein Graduate Program for Desert Research
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Avigad Vonshak
Micro-algal Biotechnology
J. Blaustein Institute for Desert Research
Ben Gurion University
Sede Boqer campus 84990
     Telephone: 972-7-565825;           Facsimile: 972-7-570198;
     E-Mail address: avigad at bgumail.bgu.ac.il

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