Genetics, Breeding, and Animal Health Research Unit is to define the role of genetics in animal, pathogen, and microbial community interactions in domestic livestock production.
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The incumbent will perform continuous culture "bioreactor" experiments with various bacteria, some of which are known pathogens of cattle (not humans). Technical support for the laboratory aspects is available if needed. A primary role will be in analysis and interpretation of a variety of related data, including DNA and RNA sequence and LC/MS-based metabolomics data. Specific goals include analysis of antimicrobial resistance gene transfer among isolates, species, and genera of bacteria. The researcher will be expected to produce at least one manuscript during each year of the term of employment, in collaboration with the supervisor.
Occasional travel - Possible travel for trainings, experiments or meetings.
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