Worm Breeder's Gazette 14(3): 2a (June 1, 1996)

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Worm Research and New Zealand, too!

Chuck Shoemaker

Department of Tropical Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

     Applications are invited for two fully funded postdoctoral research
positions in the New Zealand laboratory of Dr. Chuck Shoemaker to use C.
elegans as a model to identify essential, exposed worm surface proteins as
potential targets of anthelmintic agents.  Successful applicants will have
experience and demonstrated ability with worm genetics and/or cell
biology.  Skill in micro-manipulation or phage display methodology will be
advantageous.  The work will be done at AgResearch Animal Research Centre,
near Wellington.  Competitive salary, travel expenses, a gorgeous
environment and numerous outdoor adventure opportunities come with the

     Please send applications to the U.S. lab of Dr. Shoemaker at:

                   Dr. Chuck Shoemaker
                   Associate Professor
                   Department of Tropical Public Health
                   Harvard School of Public Health
                   665 Huntington Ave.
                   Boston, MA  02115