Worm Breeder's Gazette 17(1): 2a (October 1, 2001)

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Post-Doctoral Research Opportunity: Functional Genomics Studies in Aging

Marco Marra

601 West 10 Ave. Vancouver, B.C., Canada V5Z 4E6

Functional Genomics: Studies in Aging.

To participate in a funded collaboration with Dr. Don Riddle, University of Missouri (Columbia), Dr. Marco Marra and Dr. Steven Jones at the British Columbia Cancer Agency Genome Sequence Centre (www.bcgsc.bc.ca) seek a post-doctoral researcher to participate in high-throughput functional genomic studies in C. elegans, focussing on genes involved in aging and dauer biology. Previous experience in standard C. elegans procedures, including germ line transformation, is an asset. The study, funded by the National Institute of Aging, will concentrate on identification and validation of genes targetted through a combination of gene expression studies and bioinformatic approaches. The position would suit a candidate possessing some familiarity with the bioinformatic tools available for C. elegans and who wishes to develop additional bioinformatic skills. The successful applicant would be located at the Genome Sequence Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. Please send applications by email to jobs@bcgsc.bc.ca using the subject heading "C. elegans".