Plant Molecular Biology
Grass biotechnology - Control of Flowering
The biotechnology consortium between DLF-TRIFOLIUM A/S and Risø National
Laboratory, Plant Research Department, Denmark, seeks a dynamic Research
Scientist for our major goal-oriented research programme.
Overall objectives include the production of novel transgenic high value
grasses incapable of producing stems and flowers during grassland farming
(biological containment) and with improved agronomic traits.
The programme employs 15+ people and encompasses a number of research
? isolation and characterisation of key genes involved in stem and flower
? promoter studies
? development of conditional gene expression systems
? plant transformation systems, and
? transgenic studies.
Applicants with experience in basic molecular techniques are preferred.
The position is a tenure track position. The terms of employment will be in
accordance with the terms valid for the Danish scientific staff at Risø
Further information can be obtained from Head of Research, Klaus K. Nielsen,
DLF-TRIFOLIUM A/S, phone +45 46774281; email: klaus.k.nielsen at risoe.dk
Deadline for application is August 6th 2001. Send applications in
triplicate, marked RES-PLI including: CV, references, publication list and
selected publications to be included in the scientific evaluation.
Risø National Laboratory
Personnel Office, Bldg. 101
P.O. Box 49