blog pai poenja

Beasiswa S2 University of Canberra -Wildlife Genetics-

Posted in Info Beasiswa by paibiopai on October 14, 2009

Postgraduate Research Scholarships, University of Canberra

Postgraduate Research Scholarships – Wildlife Genetics

Description : S e x Determination in Reptiles
The University of Canberra has postgraduate scholarships available for both domestic and international students, with a closing date of October 30, 2009.

Prospective applicants will need to discuss potential projects in advance of submitting an application. See the contact below.

We are seeking postgraduate research students to work on various questions to do with s e x determination in reptiles and amphibians.

Projects of interest will draw upon a combination one or more of incubation experiments and s e x ratio analysis; population genetics; cross-species chromosome painting; s e x chromosome gene mapping using our Pogona vitticeps BAC library; subtractive hybridization; gene expression analysis; transcriptomics; next generation sequencing and bioinformatics.

The particular combination of techniques and approaches used will depend upon the questions addressed and the interests and expertise of the candidate.

Our particular interests are in

  • seeking evidence of an underlying genetic predisposition for reptiles with TSD to be one s e x or the other and determining the consequences of gene-temperature interactions for s e x determination in reptiles.
  • interactions between the thermal regime within natural nests and s e x determination in the context of predicting responses to climate change.
  • seeking insight to evolutionary transitions between modes of s e x determination (male heterogamety XX/XY, female heterogamety ZZ/ZW, and TSD).
  • expression of s e x genes under hormonal and temperature induced s e x reversal.
  • Identification and characterization of universal s e x-specific molecular markers in snakes and amphibians.
  • Genome organization and evolution in reptiles by generating a gene-dense physical map for Pogona vitticeps.

If you are interested in pursuing a project along these lines, or crafting a similar project in a related area, please contact Dr Tariq Ezaz (tariq.ezaz@canberra.edu.au).

Publications to have arisen from the UC team on this research can be viewed on http://aerg.canberra.edu.au/cgi-bin/pubs.cgi?target=Z1.

Category : Science
Contact address : Insutute for Applied Ecology
University of Canberra
Institute for AppliedEcology
University of Canberra, ACT 2601, AUSTRALIA Telephone: + 61 2 6201 5786 Facsimile: +61 2 6201 5305

One Response

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. Mardanus said, on June 4, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    My name’s Mardanus. i a from Indonesia. I want to ask about the procedure to get postgraduate scholarship in Canberra University and Where is the current baranch of Canberra Universuty to tkae the TOEFL test in Indonesia. Thanks..


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

status YM si saiyah

Komentar Man-Teman

Emmett on What happen after death ? -pat…
yanto on pohon cabe tumbuh ga pake tana…
Ahmad Akbar on Cerita Jawa: JaKa TingkiR
itz'chal was here on Cerita Jawa: JaKa TingkiR
pulsa on postingan pertama

Archives

My Photographs on Flickr

kembang

DSC00953-2 copy

102_2866 copy

More Photos

Blogroll

Internet Tips Download
%d bloggers like this: