To investigate biological function of smut fungi Ustilago maydis effectors in U. maydis-maize pathosystem and the underlying mechanisms in suppressing plant immunity.
Candidates with research experiences and expertise in the area: molecular biology and microbiology/plant pathology. Experience with Live-Cell-Imaging microscopy would be a plus.
Please send a complete CV, names of 2 references to Dr. Lay-Sun Ma (firstname.lastname@example.org). Suitable candidates will be invited for interviews.