You'll work on molecular approaches to plant genetic improvement, including transgenics and genomics-assisted selection in cereals. This project's primary focus is on genetic manipulation of the grain quality of sorghum.

Location: St Lucia

Expected outcomes: laboratory skills in one or more of PCR, qPCR, starch and protein assays, DNA sequencing, plant tissue culture and genetic engineering; computer-based skills in bioinformatics; experience with growing plant experiments in the glasshouse or field

Supervisors: Professor Ian Godwin

Before you apply: contact the primary supervisor for more details

 

Project members

Professor Ian Godwin

Professor
School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Deputy Associate Dean,Research
Faculty of Science
Affiliated Professor
Centre for Crop Science