October 25, 2014

Postdoc in chromatin biology/ histone modifications (Berlin)


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher position in the lab of Ann Ehrenhofer-Murray, starting early 2015, funded by the DFG. The successful candidate will conduct competitive research on the dynamics of histone acetylation by the SAS-I complex in S. cerevisiae. The goal of the project is to determine the cell-cycle dependent turnover of H4 K16 acetylation and its dependence on histone chaperones on a genome-wide level. The group employs molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry and genomics to study epigenetics and gene silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The group is located at the Humboldt-University in central Berlin.

October 23, 2014

Master’s graduate position in Conservation Genetics/Herpetology (USA)


A Master’s research position with a Research Assistantship is available beginning Fall 2015 in the Corey-Rivas Lab at New Mexico Highlands University. Our Molecular Ecology Lab focuses on reptile and amphibian
conservation genetics issues in the Southwest (see http://nmhumolecularecology.weebly.com/). The Master’s research will investigate immunogenetic variation associated with susceptibility to Bd infection in Boreal Toads of the Southern Rockies at a landscape scale. Students in the Corey-Rivas lab gain experience in applied,
multidisciplinary conservation research in collaboration with academic and non-academic agencies.

October 22, 2014

2 phd positions in biogeochemical dynamics terrestrial ecosystems (USA)


Two Ph.D. positions are available in the Naithani Lab https://sites.google.com/site/kjnaithani in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Arkansas, starting Fall 2015. The successful candidates will develop their Ph.D. projects combining field and modeling approaches to explore the spatio-temporal dynamics of biogeochemical cycling in terrestrial ecosystems. The Ph.D. position will be embedded in the research theme of the Naithani Lab but the focus of their chosen project is flexible.