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Postdoctoral Position

Wm L. Crosby bcrosby at pbi.nrc.ca
Thu Jul 11 17:00:23 EST 1996

Postdoctoral Position Available

		Plant Biotechnology Institute - NRC Canada
			    Saskatoon, Canada

	A postdoctoral (Research Associate) position is available to study the role of 
protein-protein interactions in floral morphogenesis in Arabidopsis. The successful 
candidate will be employ existing 2-hybrid, 3-hybrid and related approaches for the 
analysis of protein complex formation involving homeotic gene products in this model 
species. The project will focus on the mechanistic role of such interactions in the 
regulation of floral ontogeny.
	A candidate with strong molecular biology skills is required for this position. 
Experience with transgenic plant studies, recombinant yeast systems and/or recombinant 
antibody phage display technology would be a particular advantage. The position is for an 
initial period of 2 years with possibilities of extension to a third year subject to 
satisfactory performance and availability of resources. The position is available on or 
after September 1, 1996 and offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience.
	Saskatoon is a pleasant city of 200,000 and is ranked among the most affordable 
and liveable communities in the country. Situated in the central province of 
Saskatchewan, the area offers an abundance of urban and outdoor amenities. The PBI is 
responsible for executing the National Research Council of Canada's plant biotechnology 
mandate on behalf of the Government of Canada. The Institute is situated on the campus of 
the University of Saskatchewan (17,000 students) where strong academic and corporate 
interactions are available, as well as access to excellent physical facilities. 

Interested individuals are urged to forward their CV along with letters of reference to:

Dr. W.L. (Bill) Crosby
Gene Technology Group
NRC Plant Biotechnology Institute
110 Gymnasium Road
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W9

Tel: (306)975-4187
FAX: -4839
Email: bcrosby at pbi.nrc.ca

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