The Edmands Lab at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles ( is recruiting a Ph.D. student for
research developing the copepod Tigriopus californicus as a new model for
the effects of mitochondria and mitonuclear interactions on sex-specific
aging. The ideal applicant would have a strong interest in evolutionary
genetics and aging, with experience in genomics, transcriptomics and/or

Prospective students should email Suzanne Edmands ( to
discuss project possibilities. In your email please include brief details
about your GPA, GRE, research interests, experience and reasons for
pursuing a Ph.D.

Applications should be submitted to the Marine Biology and Biological
Oceanography Graduate Program at the University of Southern California ( All Ph.D. students in the
program will have five years of support (including tuition remission and
student health insurance) through a combination of RAships, TAships and
fellowships. To receive full consideration for university fellowships,
applications must be submitted by January 15, 2017.

Suzanne Edmands
Department of Biological Sciences
3616 Trousdale Parkway, AHF 316
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089

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