PhD Position in Transcriptomics

Area of Focus:

breeding, genetics, horticulture





PhD Position – Transcriptomics

A Ph.D. graduate research assistantship position is available in the asparagus breeding program beginning September, 2019.  The objective of the thesis project is to conduct transcriptomics analysis of asparagus cultivars with varying adaptation to Ontario to identify important genes and pathways related to freezing tolerance and winterhardiness.

The student in this position will be part of a research group actively engaged in traditional breeding, and graduate projects to enhance cultivar development.  This will afford opportunities to gain broad experiences beyond the designated research project.

For more information contact Dr. David Wolyn,