Ph.D. Student - growth factors and cartilage matrix

Department: Anatomy and Cell Biology

Salary Information: $20,000/annum minimum

Project: The project uses developmental genetics and imaging to analyze the role of growth factor signalling and cartilage proteoglycans in zebrafish skeletogenesis.

Qualifications: Applicants should have (or expect to complete) an M.Sc. degree and at least one publication in a journal listed on PubMed. Experience in developmental biology and/or genetics is required for this position. Additional molecular biology and imaging experience is preferred. Applicants will be expected to apply for scholarship funding support if selected for the position.

GPA: 85%

TOEFL: overall - 88; minimum in each area - 22

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Email your CV, an unofficial copy of TOEFL results, if appropriate, a written statement describing how your research experience and career goals make you the perfect candidate for this position and names and contact information of three references to b.frank@usask.ca

This research position will be supervised by Dr. Brian Eames and questions may be directed to:
Dr. Brian Eames
Assistant Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology
E-mail: b.frank@usask.ca

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