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PhD studentship is available in the group of Dr.Jungnam Cho based at the Shanghai Institute for Plant Physiology and Ecology (SIPPE).

Group Description

The main research focus of Cho lab is plant genome plasticity and mobile genetic elements. Particularly, we aim to understand how transposons jump and then use this understanding to develop crops with greater resilience to stress. Cho lab is part of the Centre of Excellence for Plant & Microbial Science (CEPAMS), a joint research centre between the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the John Innes Centre (JIC). For more information about the group, please visit the lab website (


We are seeking for international candidatesholding Master’s degree with a strong background in Plant Biology and comply withthe eligibility requirements to apply for The ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents. Chinese skill is NOT required.

To Apply: Please send your CV with a cover letter toDr. Jungnam Cho (

Deadline for applications is 6th January 2020.

The selected applicant will apply forThe ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents (deadline 31st March 2020) and is expected to start as a PhD student in the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences on September 2020.

·       More information about The ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents could be found in

·       The lab is based in Shanghai (China), the fellowship will be according to the law of PR China and the rules of host Institution and CAS.

For more information, please visit the CEPAMS website (