We are seeking motivated individuals for the following positions.
This position involves lab maintenance (worm stock, lab supplies, safety programs etc) and participation in research projects, with ample opportunities to contribute as an author on publications. Practical laboratory experience in molecular biology is required. Experience with C. elegans is a plus but not necessary.
This position involves algorithm development for automated image analysis and extension of the lineaging software, StarryNite. Prior experience in image segmentation and algorithm development is required. For more details on StarryNite, see PNAS, 2006, vol 103, 2707-12 (http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/full/103/8/2707).
Up to two positions for single-cell analysis of cell cycle control or morphogenesis. Specific projects will be discussed and tailored towards individual interests and skills. Expertise in one or more of the following fields is preferred: genetics, cell biology, worm biology, microscopy or quantitative/computational analysis.