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Fw: Postdoc position: Biochem/Cell/Molec Biology of Phytophthora

Michelle Momany momany at DOGWOOD.BOTANY.UGA.EDU
Mon Jul 2 08:08:06 EST 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Howard S. Judelson" <judelson at ucrac1.ucr.edu>
To: <judelson at ucrac1.ucr.edu>
Sent: Sunday, July 01, 2001 7:22 PM
Subject: Postdoc position: Biochem/Cell/Molec Biology of 

> (I'd be grateful if you'd bring this to the attention of any
> potentially interested parties.  If you receive this more than once,
> I apologize: I've filtered out duplicates, but some of you have used
> more than one email address).
> POSTDOCTORAL POSITION AVAILABLE:  Biochemistry/Cell Biology/Genetics
> of Phytophthora infestans (Southern California, USA)
> 1-2 Postdoctoral associates are sought to study Phytophthora
> infestans, the oomycete (a fungus-like organism) that causes the
> late blight diseases of potato and tomato.  This is the same species
> that caused the Irish potato famine in the mid-1800's, and is
> arguably the most important pathogen of potato today.
> The successful applicant(s) will join projects aimed at
> characterizing genes and their corresponding proteins that are
> involved in sexual and asexual sporulation.  These genes have, in
> general, already been identified using subtractive cloning methods
> and various genomics approaches.  The integration of sexual and
> asexual sporulation with  signal transduction pathways will also be
> addressed.  The research plan involves a combination of functional
> genomics (gene silencing and overexpression in P.  infestans
> transformants); biochemistry (expression of recombinant proteins,
> identification of kinase/phosphatase substrates, characterization of
> interacting proteins/subunits); and cell biology (subcellular
> localization).
> Multiyear funding is available (2-3 years).  Additional information
> about the laboratory and department is available at:
> http://cnas.ucr.edu/~ppath/faculty/hj.html.
> Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and skill in
> biochemistry, cell biology, or molecular biology.  A  command of
> written and spoken English is required.  Experience with filamentous
> fungi is not required, and scientists with training in other systems
> (plants, etc.) are welcome to apply.
> The laboratory is based in Southern California, USA, about one hour
> away from Los Angeles.
> Contact information for applications and questions is listed below.
> To apply, send a curriculum vitae and the names/addresses of three
> references.   Please label email attachments with your last name!
> Dr. Howard Judelson
> Department of Plant Pathology
> University of California
> Riverside, California 92521 USA
> email: howard.judelson at ucr.edu
> fax: 909-787-4294
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