Worm Breeder's Gazette 16(2): 6a

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Postdoctoral Position Available

Jim McGhee

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1

A postdoctoral position is available in the McGhee lab to study mechanisms of transcriptional regulation during development of the C. elegans digestive tract. For background references, please see the following:

Fukushige et al. (1998) The GATA-factor elt-2 is essential for formation of the C. elegans intestine. Developmental Biology 198, 286-302.

Kalb et al. (1998) pha-4 is Ce-fkh-1, a fork head/HNF-3 homolog that functions in organogenesis of the C. elegans pharynx. Development 125, 2171-2180.

Schroeder and McGhee (1998) Anterior-Posterior patterning within the C. elegans endoderm. Development 125, 4877-4887.

Fukushige et al. (1999) Direct visualization of the elt-2 gut specific GATA factor binding to a target promoter inside the living C. elegans embryo. PNAS 96, 11883-11888.

If you are interested, please send a CV, several reprints or preprints and the name of two or three references to:

Jim McGhee

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta CANADA T2N 4N1

Phone: 403-220-4476 (office) or 3006 (lab)

FAX : 403-270-0737

email: jmcghee@ucalgary.ca