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selder54
02-10-2006, 01:15 AM
Position: Graduate Student Research Assistantships
Organization: Mississippi State University
Location: Starkville, MS

Description:
Two PhD Graduate Student Research Assistantships are available immediately in
the Biomedical Engineering Program at Mississippi State University. Areas of
ongoing research at MSU include mechanobiology of mesenchymal stem cells,
cartilage, and aortic valves; orthopaedic biomechanics; development of new
computational models of musculoskeletal tissues; bioinformatics; and medical
micro-device engineering. In addition to specialized equipment for altering the
mechanical environment of living cells, MSU has state-of-the art core
laboratories for imaging and genomics/proteomics. Biomedical Engineering
graduate students interact with clinicians in the College of Veterinary
Medicine and have access to excellent laboratory animal facilities. Stipend for
the 12-month assistantships is $18,000. Applications are accepted online:
http://www.msstate.edu/dept/grad/.

Qualifications:
Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in biomedical, mechanical,
chemical, or computer science engineering. A strong background in molecular
and/or cellular biology is desirable.

Contact:
Dr. Steven Elder
MS State Biomedical Engineering Program
P.O. Box 9632
MS State, MS 39762
Phone: 662-325-9107
Fax: 662-325-3853
Email: selder@abe.msstate.edu


Steven H. Elder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Ag & Biological Engineering
Mississippi State University