Trainee Opportunities

ARRTI will provide you with the opportunity for collaborative opportunities in RNA research within the university and the surrounding government research facilities and access to our state-of-the-art facilities. The Alberta RNA Research and Training Institute (ARRTI) and the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Lethbridge invite applications for:

Dr. Ute Kothe (research interests)
  • Biochemistry of ribosome biogenesis (PhD)
Dr. Trushar Patel (research interests)
  • Host protein - viral RNA interaction (MSc/PhD)
  • Role of focal adhesion (FA) proteins in diseases (MSc/PhD)
  • See poster for details
Dr. Marc Roussel (research interests)
  • Mathematical modeling of gene networks (M.Sc., Ph.D.)
Dr. Nehal Thakor (research interests)
Dr. Stacey Wetmore (research interests)
  • Multiscale Modeling of Enzymes that Process RNA (MSc/PhD)
  • Computational Studies of RNA Containing Hypermodified Nucleotides (MSc/PhD)
  • Molecular Modeling of Ribozymes (MSc/PhD)
Dr. H.J. Wieden (research interests)
  • Synthetic biology applications of regulatory noncoding RNA elements (MSc/PhD)
  • Cell-free Synthetic Biology (MSc/PhD) 
  • Single molecule studies on the bacterial and eukaryotic ribosome (MSc/PhD)
  • Molecular dynamics simulations of the bacterial translation apparatus (MSc/PhD)
  • Non-canonical regulators of the bacterial ribosome as novel antibiotic targets  (MSc/PhD)
  • Molecular Mechanism of antibiotics action (MSc/PhD)
  • PDF positions in these areas are also available
Dr. Athan Zovoilis (research interests)

Applicants should clearly specify the project/position to which they are applying and submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application outlining research experiences and aspirations, and the names and contact information for at least three referees to RNA@uleth.ca.

***This posting is current as of September 7, 2018***