Scion (New Zealand Forest Research Institute) is very pleased to be advertising the following two PhD scholarships in systems biology of host-pathogen interactions under our Phytophthora Enabling Technologies MBIE program. These fully funded scholarships will be in collaboration with project partners Massey University and The University of Auckland within a broad interdisciplinary team from New Zealand and abroad.
PhD - Molecular host-pathogen interactions of aerial Phytophthora species in forest systems - Scion/Massey University
PhD - Metabolite characterization of host-pathogen interactions between Phytophthora species and trees - Scion/The university of Auckland
Please feel free to circulate this notification widely amongst your networks and to any prospective students with a keen interest in molecular plant pathology and analytical chemistry.
Nari Williams (PhD, BAgSci Hons)
Scion, New Zealand Forest Research Institute Ltd
49 Sala St, Private Bag 3020, Rotorua 3046, New Zealand
Block G, Room 518
Ph: 07 343 5535: Fax: 07 348 0952
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Von: Glen Stanosz [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Gesendet: Dienstag, 4. Februar 2014 05:26
Betreff: please forward - grad student recruitment
Glen R. Stanosz, Professor of Tree and Forest Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is interested in applicants to pursue M.S. or Ph.D. degrees while supported as a graduate research assistant:
Position A: Investigation of the influence of tree age/extension of rotations, as well as site conditions and history, on defects, decay, and both wood quality and quantity in valuable hardwood trees.
Position B: Investigation of the incidence and severity of Heterobasidion root disease in the Great Lakes region and potential for minimizing these in managed conifer forests.
Only well-qualified applicants with backgrounds in forest biology and management, and excellent English speaking and writing ability are encouraged to send a resume, transcripts, and a statement of interests electronically directly to Prof. Glen Stanosz, gstanos(a)wisc.edu. The University of Wisconsin-Madison provides graduate research assistants with a generous stipend including medical benefits.
Glen R. Stanosz, Ph.D.
Professor of Tree and Forest Health
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1630 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Please join us at "Visualizing Sudden Oak Death" an online conference, February 10 -21, 2014 http://www.suddenoakdeath.org/news-and-events/visualizing-sudden-oak-death/
2/10/2014 Opening of the Fourth "Art of Saving Oaks" gallery http://www.suddenoakdeath.org/library/the-art-of-saving-oaks/
2/10/2014 Sudden oak death/Phytophthora ramorum discussion forum begins http://suddenoakdeath.forumotion.com/.
Add to the sudden oak death timeline, comment on Clive Brasier's speculation on the origin of P. ramorum and more.
02/11/2014 Webinar 9:00 to 10:00 am PST Phytophthora ramorum vs. Homo sapiens: Where do we stand in our battle against the sudden oak death pathogen?
02/13/2014 - Visualizing Sudden Oak Death - A Session with the Experts - 01:00 PM (PST) Google+ Hangout and YouTube,
A discussion with three of the top Phytophthora ramorum researchers around and you are invited to watch. Join Janice Alexander (outreach coordinator for the California Oak Mortality Task Force) in a moderated discussion with Matteo Garbelotto, Jennifer Parke, and Gary Chastagner. Submit your questions now to comtf.sod(a)gmail.com<mailto:email@example.com>.
Hope to "see" you there!! Susan
Susan J. Frankel
Invasives and Threats Team, Ecosystem Function and Health Program
USDA-Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station
PO Box 245
Berkeley, CA 94701
800 Buchanan Street, West Annex Building,
Albany, CA 94710-0011
Phone: 510-559-6472 FAX :510-559-6440
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