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Studentship - Fungal Evolutionary Genomics

Aug 25

Written by: SuperUser Account
8/25/2015 9:51 AM 

The Gibbons lab (https://wordpress.clarku.edu/jgibbons/) in the Biology Department at Clark University is accepting applications for PhD students to start in August 2016. The overarching research theme of our lab is to understand how evolutionary forces shape the genome and how these changes influence phenotype. Our lab uses an evolutionary genomics lens to broadly study (1) fungal domestication, and (2) fungal copy number variation. To gain a comprehensive understanding of these topics, we heavily utilize whole genome next generation sequencing data to characterize patterns of genomic variation. Additionally, we pair comparative and population genomic analyses with functional experiments spanning the realms of transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics. Applicants interested in fungal biology will also have opportunities to interact and collaborate with the Hibbett lab (http://www.clarku.edu/faculty/dhibbett/). Clark University is a vibrant and supportive small liberal arts research university located in Worcester, MA. The Biology Department at Clark has particular strengths in Evolutionary Biology, Genomics, and Molecular Biology. PhD students are guaranteed funding for five years, with a possible extension through teaching and research assistantships. For more information please visit our departmental web page (http://www.clarku.edu/departments/biology/). Interested applicants should send an email with the subject "evolutionary genomics phd position", a brief description of why you are interested in the position, and a current resume or CV to jgibbons@clarku.edu.

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