H13015—Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

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Mentor:  Igor Chesnokov, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, 552A Kaul Human Genetics Building, 770 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294.  205-934-6974 (office), 205-934-6975 (lab), 205-975-2188 (fax)  ichesnokov@uab.edu


Postdoctoral/Research Associate position is available to study the mechanisms of DNA replication and cell cycle progression in eukaryotes using human and Drosophila as model systems. Candidates with strong background in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of Drosophila molecular genetics will be beneficial but is not required. Send CV and the names of three references to: Dr. Igor Chesnokov, University of Alabama, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Birmingham AL, 35294. E-mail: ichesnokov@uab.edu.

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