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Postdoctoral position

d.gems at galton.ucl.ac.uk d.gems at galton.ucl.ac.uk
Thu Jun 11 08:23:41 EST 1998

University College London
Department of Biology


Applicants are invited for a BBSRC funded post-doctoral position in the
Biology of Ageing in Invertebrate Model Organisms. Utilizing an integrated
research approach, you will be characterizing genetic, environmental and
metabolic determinants of ageing and longevity in two well-characterised
biological model organisms, the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, and the
fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. This project will be carried out in the
laboratories of Dr. David Gems (worms; WWW site:
http://www.gene.ucl.ac.uk/nematode),  Prof. Linda Partridge (flies; WWW
site: http://www.gene.ucl.ac.uk/flies/partridge.html) and Dr. Sally Leevers
(flies; WWW site: http://www.ludwig.ucl.ac.uk/st/LUDGRP/SALLY/ Sally.html).
The position is available from August, 1998.

The Department of Biology at University College London (UCL) is a strongly
research-oriented department with 38 academic staff, 11 senior research
fellows, 53 research staff and 60 PhD students (see our website at
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/biology for further information). The Department of
Biology was rated 5 (on a scale of 1 - 5) for research in both the 1992 and
1996 research assessment exercises. The Department is also the home
department for about 40 more PhD students who are based at the Imperial
Cancer Research Fund, the National Institute for Medical Research and the
Institute of Zoology.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and the names and Tel/Fax
numbers of 3 referees, should be sent to:

        David Gems Ph.D.
        The Galton Laboratory,
        Department of Biology,
        University College London,
        4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE.
        Phone: +44 (0) 171 504 5113; e-mail: d.gems at galton.ucl.ac.uk

David Gems Ph.D.                               |
The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology,  |
University College London,                     |
Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way,               |
London NW1 2HE, U.K.                           |
Tel: 0171 504 5113                             |
Fax: 0171 383 2048                             |
E-mail: d.gems at galton.ucl.ac.uk                |
Home page: http://www.gene.ucl.ac.uk/nematode/ |

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