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Neil Duncan
01-18-2002, 02:37 PM
Applications are invited for two graduate student positions at the Ph.D.
level in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Calgary.
Students can enroll in the Biomedical Engineering program, or a
traditional discipline.

Positions are available in the area of connective tissue cell
mechanobiology/mechanotransduction and tissue engineering in the
intervertebral disc and cartilaginous tissues. Secure funding is
provided by a variety of agencies: NSERC (the Natural Sciences and
Engineering Research Council of Canada), CIHR (Canadian Institutes of
Health Research), Whitaker Foundation, and Canada Research Chairs

The University of Calgary has extensive resources in the areas of
biomechanics, biomedical engineering, cell and molecular mechanobiology
and computer analyses in the McCaig Centre for Joint Injury and

Consideration and replies will only be given to individuals who submit a
full C.V., copies of transcripts, names and phone numbers of three
professional references, as well as a one-page statement of research
interests and career goals.

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Neil A. Duncan, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Orthopaedic Bioengineering
Departments of Civil Engineering & Surgery, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
Phone: 403-220-8553 Fax: 403-282-7026

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