A position (8 months co.co.co. contract) is available in the lab of Vincenzo Rossi at the Unit of Maize Research of CRA, Bergamo (CRA-MAC; http://www.maiscoltura.it/).
The official advice describing the procedures for the selection of candidates will be published approximately on 30th January 2014 at the Institutional web-site and the application deadline will be approximately on 13th February 2014.
The subjects of the research are related with the lab activities within the Epigen Flagship project (http://www.epigen.it/) and are summarized below.
• Epigenetic regulation of maize flowering pathway.
• Analysis of histone modifications in maize by means of ChIP assay.
• Gene regulation, epigenetics, and transposable elements.
Preferences will be given to candidates with a background in general molecular biology and in maize biology and with the availability for working directly with maize plants for materials reproduction (in growth chambers and in field trials).
We are looking high motivated candidates.
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