Can you please post this on FORENT? Thanks!
Position announcement - PhD student needed to start spring semester (January 2010) to work on climate change effects on fungal symbionts associated with mountain pine beetle. Background working with fungi required, entomological experience a definite bonus. For additional information contact Diana L. Six, College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, Missoula, MT Diana.six(a)cfc.umt.edu<mailto:Diana.firstname.lastname@example.org>
Diana L. Six
Interim Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
Professor of Forest Entomology and Pathology
Department of Ecosystem Sciences
College of Forestry and Conservation
University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812
I have a graduate fellowship available to begin between January and September 2010 in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Program of the Department of Biological Sciences at Dartmouth College. The successful candidate will be a co-investigator in the research project "Towards understanding subcontinental variation in forest pestilence from the southern pine beetle" while developing and conducting additional research to match their interests. The EEB Graduate Program at Dartmouth College is top tier in terms of intellectual environment, resources for graduate students, and success of alumni. Applications can be accepted at any time. International applications are welcome. Please forward this to anyone who might be interested.
Professor of Biology
Hanover, NH 03755
Highly qualified candidates may be eligible for a GAANN Fellowship with a stipend of up to $30,000.
Any idea what kind of ant would do this?
"2 days ago I had ants moving eggs into my mailbox. They were also
white gossamer like nest much like that of a moth. I thought this was really
weird....never have seen this in my life.... Then I mentioned it to my
and low and behold ants were doing the same in her mailbox some 2 miles