Graduate position: UNorthCarolina_Greensboro.MicrobialEvolution

The Bobay lab is looking to recruit a graduate student for Fall 2018.

The lab focuses on microbial evolution and genomics. Our research topics
currently include: 1) the evolution of recombination in bacteria and
archaea 2) the processes of speciation in microbial populations and 3) the
evolution of gene diversity in prokaryotes.

We primarily use computational methods but an experimental component is
also possible. Students with experience in evolution, microbiology,
metagenomics, and/or bioinformatics are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information about the lab please visit:

Prospective students are encouraged to email Louis-Marie Bobay at by December 31st (later inquiries might also be
considered). Include in your email a statement including 1) the research
questions that you would like to pursue, 2) how these fit in with current
lab research, 3) a brief overview of your previous academic and research
experiences, 4) CV or resume, and 5) GRE scores (if you have them).

***Note: In order to apply for the program you must have taken the GRE, and
applicants with a first language other than English must submit scores on
the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Students accepted into the Environmental Health Science (EHS) PhD program
will be provided a tuition waiver and a competitive stipend.

The deadline for application to the Environmental Health Science (EHS) PhD
program is in February 2018. For information about the program please visit

To find out more information about Greensboro, North Carolina you can

Louis-Marie Bobay

Assistant Professor

Department of Biology, University of North Carolina Greensboro

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