MS opportunity: Molecular mechanisms of the coral-dinoflagellate symbiosis

We are looking for a MS students to join our group at the Red Sea Research Center of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

The topic of this project focuses on the molecular mechanisms of the coral-algal symbiosis. Within this project, the MS candidate will focus on
functional analyses and hypothesis validation using the model system *Aiptasia*.

We are seeking highly motivated, self-dependent applicants with an interest in molecular biology and/or genomics. Desired qualifications are experience
in molecular biology, bioinformatic analyses and/or immunohistochemistry.  The candidates will be working in an international research environment and
are expected to be proficient in spoken and written English.

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is located directly on the Red Sea on more than 36 square kilometers encompassing
state-of-the-art research facilities as well as housing and recreational facilities for the campus community.  More information is available at The MS student package includes: a generous annual stipend, remission of tuition, housing, relocation, yearly repatriation
travel, and medical insurance. Interested candidates should send a short motivation letter and up-to-date CV to



Manuel Aranda Lastra
Assistant Professor
Red Sea Science and Engineering Research Center
4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Building 2, 2216
Thuwal 23955-6900, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Mobile: +966 544700661
Office: +966 2808 2979

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