Worm Breeder's Gazette 14(4): 3a (October 1, 1996)

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Postdoctoral Position

David Zarkower

A postdoctoral position is available to study the control and execution of sexual differentiation in C. elegans. The tra-1 gene is the terminal regulator of somatic sex, and is necessary and sufficient to direct somatic sexual differentiation. Projects are underway to identify regulators and downstream targets of tra-1. Applicants should have a background in molecular biology, and some experience in genetics would be helpful. We are located in the Department of Biochemistry and Institute of Human Genetics at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. We are in close proximity to labs working in a variety of developmental systems and benefit from a highly interactive research environment. The Twin Cities offer the abundant cultural amenities of a big city with few of the usual drawbacks, and the surrounding areas are ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors.

Please send c.v. and names of two references to:
Dr. David Zarkower
University of Minnesota Medical School
Box 206 UMHC
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

        phone: (612) 625-9450
        email: zarkower@gene.med.umn.edu