Salk Institute: Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer opportunity in the Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory

Volunteer opportunity to learn basic experimental procedures in Molecular biology and Biochemistry. The project is centered on epigenetics studies in plants, using the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana, with a focus on DNA repair and environmental stress response.  The volunteer will learn:

*        Molecular Biological procedures: PCR, cloning and DNA/RNA isolation

*        Microscopy analyses

*        Carry out plant genetic transformation and selection, general plant care.

Neeraja Vegesna and Clara Bourbousse
Group of Julie Law
Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
10 010 N Torrey Pines Road
92 037 La Jolla
Phone: 858 453-4100 ext. 1907