The Antunes lab is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on a project aimed at re-engineering secondary metabolism in plants using the tools of synthetic biology. This project will target specific secondary metabolic pathways for the synthesis of novel bioproducts in plants. Our lab is located in the BioDiscovery Institute and the Biology Department at the University of North Texas, in Denton, TX.
Minimum Qualifications: Eligible candidates should have a recent Ph.D. in Plant Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field. Candidates who have a strong background in plant secondary metabolism are encouraged to apply.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with transcriptomics, cloning, plant transformation and transgenic plant analyses is desired. Some experience in computational modeling of biological processes will be a plus. Candidates should be able to think critically, work independently, as well as in a team, and have excellent oral and written communication skills
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