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UK University Seeks Biologists for New Systems Biology Center

NEW YORK, June 29 (GenomeWeb News) - The University of Newcastle upon Tyne is seeking 10 biologists to fill post-doctoral positions at the newly created Center for Integrated Systems Biology of Aging and Nutrition, the center said yesterday.

 

Made possible by a £6.4 million ($11.6 million) grant from two British government agencies, the center is charged with investigating "the molecular and cellular mechanisms responsible for ageing and the effects of nutritional factors on these mechanisms," according to ta statement.

 

Researchers will "use mammalian cells in vitro and in vivo and yeast as the principal experimental models. Extensive use will be made of technologies such as expression arrays and proteomics, according to the center.

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