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Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation

The CEDB pursues modern biological research addressing local and regional environmental issues with world-class science.

Charitable donations to support our work are welcome. Your gift is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Checks can be made payable to "UWF Foundation", with "CEDB" in the memo line. Or, donate through the Office of Development's "Online Giving" website at Charitable Donations, and select CEDB as the designation.

Research Opportunity

Graduate Research Assistant

Education: BS in microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology or related field.

Experience: Applicants should have background and interest in microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or microbial ecology. Should be familiar with molecular techniques, instrumental analysis, and culturing microorganisms.

Duties: Conduct research on discovery of metabolic diversity for biodegradation and biosynthesis of organic compounds. Biodegradation studies involve exploration of metabolic diversity among bacteria that degrade both synthetic and natural organic compounds. Biocatalysis involves discovery of new metabolic diversity for synthesis of organic compounds.

For additional information regarding this research opportunity contact Dr. Jim Spain, CEDB