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Directed​ ​research​ ​opportunities​ ​in plant​ ​evolutionary​ ​ecology fall 2017

Interested in gaining research experience? Need directed research credits to graduate? Apply for a directed research position in the Moeller Lab!

Seeking​ ​directed​ ​research​ ​students​ ​to​ ​work​ ​8-10​ ​hours​ ​per​ ​week​ ​during​ ​Fall​ ​2017. The Moeller Lab seeks motivated undergraduate(s) for directed research position(s) for Fall 2017, potentially extending to Spring 2018. This position will involve training in multiple aspects of plant evolutionary ecology, with potential for independent student-led projects after the first semester.

Potential​ ​tasks​ ​include:

  • Extraction of DNA/RNA from plant and microbial material
  • PCR and gel electrophoresis
  • Processing of DNA sequencing data
  • Data collection on key plant traits
  • Processing plant and seed samples
  • Greenhouse work

Interested​ ​in​ ​applying? Contact Amanda Gorton and John Benning via jbenning@umn.edu. Please attach a copy of your CV/resume (including undergraduate courses taken) and a short paragraph describing your research interests and why you are interested in applying. Learn more at moellerlab.wordpress.com.

Posted 
September, 2017