PhD position in Modeling Genetic Load in Social Insects

We are looking for a PhD student that will work closely with Dr. Amro Zayed and Dr. Jianhong Wu at York University’s Center for Disease Modeling to develop theory and models for understanding the genetic load in social insects. This will build upon some of our earlier work, see Zayed and Packer, 2005, PNAS 102:10742-10746.

Successful candidates will receive training in genomics, bioinformatics and sociobiology in a very collaborative environment. Toronto is a great city to live and work in. Funding if available for Canadian students; international students are welcome to apply provided they have access to scholarships from their home country. If interested in applying, please send your c.v., contacts for references, and a 1 page cover letter to