PhD Position to Investigate Plant Resistance to DNA Viruses 1399 views

The Tropical Crop Improvement Laboratory, Division of Crop Biotechnics at KU Leuven is inviting applications for a PhD Position to Investigate Plant Resistance to DNA Viruses.

  • Profiling of virus populations in crop genotypes contrasting for virus resistance
  • Identification and characterization of genome-wide significant loci
  • Bioinformatics analysis of virus resistance loci
  • Validation of candidate gene (s) by transient assays and stable transformants


  • Candidate must hold degree in Biology, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Bioengineering or other relevant degree.
  • The successful candidate should have a demonstrated experience in bioinformatics and molecular biology.
  • Creative with a strong interest in fundamental and applied research
  • Good academic performance at the MSc and BSc levels
  • Demonstrated capacity to write (scientific writing) and communicate in English
  • Eager to learn new techniques
  • Able to integrate in an international working environment

How to apply:

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—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization KU Leuven
Country Belgium
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas

Biology, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Bioengineering

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline August 31, 2021

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