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EU postdoc or graduate RA post

Iain Johnstone gbga14 at udcf.gla.ac.uk
Thu Jun 17 05:29:10 EST 1999

Postdoctoral or Graduate Research Assistantship

This post is funded under an EEC TMR Network (see below).

Area of Research:  The generation and maintenance of body shape in the
free living
nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.
We are currently investigating several new mutants with severe
developmental defects isolated in
our lab, defective in aspects of C.elegans ectodermal function. These
mutations have been
genetically mapped to facilitate cloning.  Research will include gene
cloning which will utilise data
derived from the now complete sequence of the C.elegans genome, plus
investigation of function
of cloned genes and phenotypic
characterisation of mutants.  Training in the post genomic C.elegans
research can be given.
See web pages:

The post is available immediately.  Salary £15,000 to £21,000 depending
on experience (postdoc or

Specific conditions of eligibility apply to TMR funded posts:
(i) Applicant must be EEC citizen or citizen from Israel or
(ii) but must not be citizen of the hiring country (i.e. not British),
(iii) must have spent less than 18 months in the past 24 months in the
hiring country.
Details of TMR conditions of eligibility can be found:


From:  Iain Johnstone, MRC Senior Fellow, Wellcome Centre for Molecular
Parasitology,  University of Glasgow, Anderson College, 56 Dumbarton
Glasgow G11 6NU, Scotland.   Tel: 44 141 330 3745
Fax: 44 141 330 5422   email: i.johnstone at udcf.gla.ac.uk


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