Post-doctoral position in insect symbiont-mediated RNAi

A post-doctoral Research Assistant position is available to conduct research in symbiont-mediated RNA interference (SMR) at Swansea University Medical School’s Institute of Life Science in the UK.
The project is funded by the BBSRC and is aimed at optimising a newly developed technology, symbiont-mediated RNA interference (SMR), as a means of targeted control of Western Flower Thrips (WFT), a prevalent agricultural pest insect with worldwide distribution.

Candidates should have a PhD in Genetics/Microbiology/Molecular Entomology or a related subject, and experience of insect husbandry.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Professor Paul Dyson at

For details and application form please follow this link:


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