The Correa Lab (http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~ac53/) has funding to support a graduate student to work on a project assessing the impacts of viruses on coral reefs in Moorea, French Polynesia. The scope of this project includes observational and experimental fieldwork, molecular lab work, algal culturing, and bioinformatic analyses. Preferred applicants may have experience in many/all of these areas, as well as a research diving certification or extensive diving experience. Applications from underrepresented groups are encouraged. Interested candidates should email Dr. Adrienne Correa with a brief description of their qualifications and interest in our lab?s research, as well as their CV. Information on the Rice EEB Graduate Program is available here: https://biosciences.rice.edu/EEB_GradAdmissions.aspx. The application deadline for the Rice EEB graduate program is December 31st, 2016.