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postdoc positions

Mon Sep 28 04:12:38 EST 1992


                       The University of Sheffield

      Robert Hill Institute and Department of Animal and Plant Sciences

          Postdoctoral Research Positions in Plant Molecular Biology


Applications are invited for two positions funded by the joint AFRC/SERC
programme on the Biochemistry of Metabolic Regulation in Plants.  Both
positions are concerned with the transformation of plants in order to study
the control of metabolism.

One position is to study the control of gluconeogenesis by purifying cucumber
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase, isolating cDNA and transforming plants.
Informal enquiries to Dr R.C. Leegood Tel: UK (0742) 768555 ext 6404.

The other position is concerned with the genetic manipulation of carbohydrate
metabolism by the transformation of Arabidopsis thaliana with sucrose synthase
and sucrose phosphate synthase.  Informal enquiries to Dr W.P. Quick or
Dr S.A. Rolfe Tel: UK (0742) 768555 ext 4115.
              Bitnet:BO1SAR at UK.AC.SHEFFIELD.PRIMEA
              FAX: UK (0742) 760159

The positions will be tenable from 1st January 1993 for three years.  Salary
on Research and Analagous grade 1A.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three
referees (indicating an interest in both positions if applicable), should be
sent to Personnel, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, P.O. Box 601
University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2UQ.

The University of Sheffield is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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