SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Genetic engineering of carotenoid metabolism: a novel route to vitamins,
colours and aromas
A postdoctoral position is available in the research group of Prof.
Peter Bramley to genetically engineer tomato in order to modify the
carotenoid content of ripe fruit. The three-year post is one of seven
funded by the EU FAIR programme to modify carotenoids in plants and
fungi. It is likely that the successful applicant will spend some time
working in the other European laboratories and at Zeneca Plant Science.
Candidates should have experience in plant molecular biology and
preferably also in plant transformation and vector construction. The
appointment will be on the RA1A scale (starting salary £18120, including
Applications, which should include a full cv and the names and addresses
of two referees, should be made to The Personnel Officer, Royal
Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX. Informal
enquiries and further information can be made to Peter Bramley (tel:
01784 443555, fax: 01784 434326, e mail: p.bramley at rhbnc.ac.uk). The
closing date is February 3rd 1997.
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