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PhD Studentship - Developing sustainable, biofortified salad leaves – lettuce molecular genetics and science underpinning breeding with leading grower and supermarket funding

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PhD Supervisor: Professor Gail Taylor
Application Deadline: 26 June 2013
Funding: Funded PhD project, fully funded by Vitacress Salads, Sainsbury’s Supermarkets and Shamrock Seeds

PhD Position: Our recent research on lettuce and watercress has identified significant genetic variation in these crops for traits associated with enhanced nutritional content linked to cancer prevention and also to increased shelf life. Both characteristics are important for the future development of these leafy...

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Biological sciences

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Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsUnited Kingdom
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Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
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University of Southampton - Centre for Biological Sciences