The Plant Research Laboratory led by Dr. Onur Oztas is recruiting a PhD student to conduct research on the molecular mechanism of plant nucleotide excision repair. This project involves a combination of molecular cloning, genome editing, high throughput sequencing and proteomics. The student will investigate how plants maintain their genome integrity under the influence of DNA-damaging environmental stress.

To apply, please send your CV, cover letter, a copy of transcript(s) and a proof of English proficiency to before July 31, 2022. The successful applicant will start the program at Fall 2022. You can find more information about Oztas lab at

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