Suitable for students with background (&interest) in Marine Ecology, Biology, Genomics, Genetics, Fisheries, and related fields.
The D’Aloia Lab in the Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga has opened its application portal for prospect students who wishes to apply for the positions of PhD and/or MSc in marine molecular ecology.
The positions, according to the official announcement will begin September 2022.
The central theme of the research program is understanding the patterns, causes, and consequences of dispersal and gene flow in the ocean.
Research Topics Include:
- disentangling historical and contemporary factors that shape the distribution of genetic variation in natural populations;
- understanding how kin structure emerges in marine populations; and
- exploring the usefulness of genomic data to support sustainable fisheries and marine conservation efforts.
About The program
The Department boast of a good fit for students who are passionate about the application of genetics/genomics to answer fundamental ecological questions and/or to support conservation.
D’Aloia Lab is well-equipped for molecular benchwork and scientific diving. For PhD positions, there is latitude to co develop projects, based on student interests.
How To Apply
To apply, send the following to Dr. Cassidy D’Aloia ([email protected]) as a single PDF:
- a brief letter outlining your research experiences and interests, and how they relate to our lab’s work;
- a recent CV;
- unofficial transcripts;
- contact information for 2 referees; and
- a writing sample, if available (thesis, paper, or major project report).
Applications received by Oct 31 will be given preference.
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