M.Sc. and Ph.D. Assistantships ~ Bioblogia.net

12 de diciembre de 2004

M.Sc. and Ph.D. Assistantships

Conservation Biology of Fishes, Fisheries Genetics/Ecology Location: Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Responsibilities: Multiple graduate assistantships are available for students interested in conservation biology, fisheries genetics and/or fisheries ecology. Specific projects include an evaluation of the B.C. steelhead trout Living Gene Bank. This project has 4 research components: a. Quantify the lifetime fitness of fish from the LGB relative to wild steelhead trout. b. Identify and quantify the causation of their fitness differences. c. Determine and quantify the impact on population recovery of the fitness differences. d. Synthesize the overall conservation value of a LGB, recommending future improvements and applications in Canada.
Other projects in our lab involve exotic species colonization in Lake Ontario and in Chile.
Qualifications: Successful applicants will have a B.Sc. or M.Sc. in a related biological sciences field (conservation biology, biology, zoology, genetics, etc.) with an undergraduate GPA of at least A-. GRE scores must be submitted by any applicants outside Canada.
Salary: Graduate assistantships include a generous 12-month stipend that is eligible for annual renewal. Students holding major scholarships are encouraged to apply. All research costs are covered by our laboratory.
Closing date: Applications must be received by the Department of Zoology by January 17, 2005
Contact: Send a description of your (a) background in biology, (b) research and career interests, (c) transcripts (official or unofficial copy), and
(d) resume to Dr. Mart Gross at mgross@zoo.utoronto.ca or call (416) 978- 3838. Please see our website at:
for more information. Dr. Mart Gross Department of Zoology University of Toronto Toronto, ON M5S 3G5 Canada

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