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Plant Molecular Phylogenetics and Population Genetics Internship

Description:  This internship features an opportunity to learn DNA isolation, amplification and either DNA sequencing or DNA fragment analyses. Among plant genera being studied are Isoetes, Silene and Mimulus. Most of the work would be done in the new molecular LAB in the Natural History Building, located on the Mall in Washington, DC, but some DNA extractions may be done at the Museum Support Center in Suitland, MD.

Qualifications:  Previous experience with molecular techniques and Microsoft Office are preferred. An intern would need to make a commitment of 16-20 hours per week for at least 10-12 weeks. Applicants must submit their CV, unofficial or official transcripts and two letters of recommendation to the project contact.

Timetable: Other

Award Package: None

Project Contact Name: Liz Zimmer

Contact Information:  301-238-1118 or 202-633-0896 or email.