raduate research assistantships are available for students applying to the Plant Sciences PhD Subprogram of the Biology PhD Program of the City University of New York. The CUNY Plant Sciences PhD program, the most comprehensive of its kind in the New York area, is a long-standing joint program between CUNY and the New York Botanical Garden and consists of 30 doctoral faculty. Research areas include: biotechnology and metabolic engineering of plant biosynthetic pathways, natural product biochemistry, medicinal plants and economic botany, signal transduction in plants, plant-microbial interactions, in vitro production of plant natural products, plant development, ecology, biodiversity and systematics. To apply, download the Doctoral Program application forms from our web site link to applications. For more information, contact Dr. Elli Wurtzel, Chair, Plant Sciences PhD Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Lehman College, CUNY, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx, New York 10468; phone: 718-960-8643, fax: 718-960-8236, email:

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