Graduate position: WilliamAndMary_Virginia.PlantEvolution

MS graduate position in Biology with focus on plant and microbiome genomicsThe Puzey and Dalgleish Labs ( are looking for one new M.S. graduate student to begin in Fall 2024. We are looking for students who are passionate about plants, conservation, and genomics.We have a newly funded project studying taro on the islands of French Polynesia. Specifically, using a genomic approach, we are seeking to understand the connection between, taro’s introduction history, population genetics, cultivation practices, and soil microbiome. Experience with Python and/or R is desirable.Please email Josh Puzey ( for additional information.Chartered in 1693, William and Mary (W&M) is the second oldest school in the US and located in historic Williamsburg, VA.  W&M offers a two-year, research-intensive M.S. program where students are supported by teaching assistantships and full tuition waivers. For many students, getting a Master’s degree in two years while earning grants and publications allows them to gain admittance to high-profile Ph.D. programs or take that next career step.Additional information can be found: GRE is not required for admission.