MSc Studentship opportunity, University of Western Ontario - Canada

MSc Studentship opportunity - Springtail functional genomics

A position is available for a motivated MSc student in the Sinclair lab at the University of Western Ontario to work on a project on functional genomics of springtails (Collembola).

The project will involve fieldwork, laboratory physiology and the use of microarrays to find candidate genes associated with seasonal changes in physiology.

The successful applicant will be expected to travel to Cambridge, UK to conduct the microarray work.

This project would suit a motivated, imaginative student with an enjoyment of fieldwork and/or the outdoors, and experience or an interest in either molecular biology and/or animal physiology.

Applications, which should include an unofficial copy of your academic transcript, a resume, a letter outlining why you are interested in this position and your research experience and goals and the names and contact details of two academic referees should be sent by email to Dr Brent Sinclair at bsincla7[at]uwo.ca.

Informal enquiries are welcome, as are enquiries from students contemplating applying for NSERC postgraduate scholarships. The successful candidate will also need to be accepted to the UWO graduate program.

Brent J. Sinclair, PhD
Assistant Professor of Invertebrate Biology
Department of Biology
Room 237, Biological & Geological Sciences Building
1151 Richmond Street North
The University of Western Ontario
London, ON N6A 5B7
Canada
Tel: + 1-519-661-2111 ext 83138
Fax: + 1-519-661-3935
Email: bsincla7[at]uwo.ca

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