Research Associate Position: APPLIED ROOT BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Research Associate (Ayudante de Investigación de la Comunidad de Madrid) Position: APPLIED ROOT BIOTECHNOLOGY


Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics in Madrid



A Research Associate (Ayudante de Investigación de la Comunidad de Madrid) position is available to perform applied root biotechnology aimed to: 


1) increase productivity in response to cold and salt and 

2) sequester atmospheric CO2 to palliate climate change. 



The Research Associate will learn cutting-edge multidisciplinary biotechnologies to identify biomarkers and generate gene variants. These technologies include the generation of protoplasts and their analysis by flow cytometry and confocal laser microscopy, single-cell-RNA-sequencing (scRNAseq) and derived computational analysis, as well as genome editing using CRISPR/Cas9 of model plants (Arabidopsis) and crops (poplar).


Applicants are expected to have an outstanding academic record and genuine interest in science. Having a master in life sciences is compulsory. Previous research experience will be considered. The position will be funded for a maximum of 2 years. 


Applicants should be registered with Fondo de Garantía Juvenil de la Comunidad de Madrid.

Interested applicants should send their C.V., student’s academic record and cover letter to 


Miguel Moreno-Risueno (miguelangel.moreno@upm.es

and/or 

Mary Paz Gonzalez Garcia (marypaz.gonzalez.garcia@upm.es). 


Incomplete applications will not be considered. 


More information about research at the laboratory can be seen at: http://www.cbgp.upm.es/en/newrootstemcells.php.






CBGP (UPM-INIA) - Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas



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Location: Spain, Madrid
Categories: root biology, Biotechnology, genomics, Plant Sciences, Research Associate,

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