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Vacancy: Plant Research Post-doctoral Fellowship
Location: Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW), Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Closing Date: May 15th, or until filled.

The successful candidate will conduct basic and applied research and provide technical skills necessary to carry out the goals of a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services entitled: Evaluating Two Decades of Seeds, Spores, and Tissues in CREW's CryoBioBank: Cryostorage as a Tool for Ex Situ Conservation in Botanical Gardens

The candidate will work to recover in vitro tissues from cryostorage, evaluate growth, regenerate culture lines, and re-bank samples.  A major focus will be on analyzing the data from this large study in relation to species, genotype, age, original viability, sample preparation, number of replicates, and storage location, and to examine the relationship of these factors to survival. Other duties will include working with Horticulture and Education staff to provide plants from this project and background information for display.  Further duties will involve working with other members of the project team, managing staff, preparing scientific papers, reports, and presentations.

For further information please download the job specification.


 

Vacancy: Cryopreservation of mammalian oocytes and somatic cells
Location: Medical College of Georgia/Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA, USA
Closing Date: Until filled

A postdoctoral position is available at the Medical College of Georgia/Georgia Regents University to study cryopreservation of mammalian oocytes and somatic cells. Familiarity with oocyte/embryo-related techniques is preferred. Interested applicants should submit a CV and contact information of three referees to Dr. Ali Eroglu at aeroglu@gru.edu