Dr. Nik Kovinich is seeking a highly motivated individual to join his research team as a PhD student at York University in Toronto, Canada. The successful candidate will have a prominent role in studying cannabinoid gene regulatory networks (GRNs) and bioengineering Cannabis sativa using the CRISPR/CAS9 system. This research will be a collaborative multidisciplinary project providing unique training experiences in molecular biology, biochemistry, and nanomaterials engineering. The successful candidate will receive a full Research Assistantship stipend and will be enrolled in the Graduate Program of the Biology Department at York University. Priority will be given to students that have completed a Master’s degree in a related field and/or are scholarship holders. The deadline to apply to the Graduate Program at York is February 15. More information on program requirements can be found here. The opportunity is scheduled to begin September 1, 2020 but could be expedited or delayed for the right candidate. For more information please contact Dr. Nik Kovinich at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more info about our research group please visit our website at www.kovinichlab.com.
Graduate research assistantship is available for motivated, well-qualified applicants. YorkU-Biology is committed to establishing a diverse and supportive academic environment and encourages members of all underrepresented or disadvantaged groups to apply.