Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships at Purdue University, Indiana, USA

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Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR), at Purdue University, Indiana, USA has MS and PhD research assistantships and van Eck scholarships for highly qualified applicants interested in the development of plant tissue culture and genetic modification technologies for fine hardwood tree improvement in the following areas:

  • Reproductive sterility and insect resistance for black cherry;
  • Emerald ash borer resistance of Fraxinus spp.; and
  • In vitro or ex vitro rooting of black walnut.

    Candidates should have well developed quantitative skills and knowledge and experience in the biological sciences such as horticulture, forestry, botany, plant biology, genetics, or plant physiology.

    Interested candidates for study beginning Fall should mail a short (one page) letter of interest, including copies of cumulative GPA, GRE scores, TOEFL scores (international students only), and three letters of recommendation (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) to Dr. Paula M. Pijut (ppijut[at]purdue. edu), prior to submitting a formal application.

    Paula M. Pijut, Ph.D.
    USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station
    Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center
    Purdue University, Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources
    715 West State Street
    West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2061
    Phone: 765-496-2162
    Fax: 765-494-9461
    E-mail: ppijut [at] purdue. edu OR ppijut [at] fs.fed. us

    Deadline: November 17

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