Post-doctoral position in algal synthetic biology

A Postdoctoral Research Associate position in algal synthetic biology is available in the laboratory of Prof. Alistair McCormick at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh. We are seeking a highly motivated researcher to take a lead role in testing strategies for improving photosynthesis through engineering the chloroplast genome (the plastome) in the green … Continued

Postdoc position available – Chloroplast Biology and Light-sensing in Microalgae

We offer a post-doctoral position for up to 3 years in the scope of a National Research Agency (ANR)-funded project. We aim to understand the molecular events taking place upon Photosystem II damage. This is a multidisciplinary and collaborative program, and we are looking specifically for someone with experience in membrane protein biochemistry and/or genetics and mutagenesis. … Continued

Post-doctoral position in genetics and molecular biology of a metal-tolerant green microalga

A 2-year post-doctoral position funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR) is available starting September 2023 at the Laboratory of Plant & Cell Physiology (LPCV) in Grenoble, France ( The candidate will work in the MetalStress team to develop molecular and genetic tools to analyze the response and adaptation to metals of a newly … Continued

Chlamy Conference 2023 registration now open!

Dear Colleagues, Registration and abstract submission are now open for the 20th International Conference on the Cell and Molecular Biology of Chlamydomonas, June 4-9, 2023, in Princeton, NJ! @ChlamyMeeting Submit abstracts by March 15, 2023, to be considered for a talk! Our in-person capacity is limited to 245 people, so register early to secure your spot. Register by … Continued

Postdoctoral position offer: biogenesis of metalloproteins and metabolic engineering of algal hydrogen production

A post‐doctoral position is available for a period of 2 years between two laboratories : Genetics and Physiology of Microalgae (Pr Claire Remacle,, University of Liege, Belgium) and Tree-Microbe Interactions (IAM) (Pr Nicolas Rouhier,, University of Lorraine, France). The general topic is about the metabolic engineering of algal hydrogen production. This project is … Continued

Chlamy Center price increases

In response to the effects of the Covid pandemic and increased operating costs, the Chlamydomonas Resource Center needs to increase prices for our core cultures and plasmids from $20 per strain to $30. CLiP mutants, Hutner’s trace elements, educational kits, fosmids and BACs will remain unchanged. Prices had been fixed for more than 8 years, but … Continued

2-year post-doc positions in Chlamydomonas Molecular Biology and/or Biophysics

We are searching for two highly motivated post-docs to join our group for two years, with possibility of renewal for additional two. We are opening the position in the context of the ERC advanced grant  ” GrInSun”.  The the job description is “Chlamydomonas reinhardtii molecular biologist/biophysicist” and will be carried out within a multidisciplinary team, … Continued

32nd Western Photosynthesis Conference will take place January 5-8th, 2023 in Bodega Bay, CA

Dear colleagues, We are excited to inform you that the 32nd Western Photosynthesis Conference will take place January 5-8, 2023 in Bodega Bay, CA! We will have a great line-up of invited speakers and themed sessions (see below). For more, please visit, Hope to see you there! Co-chairs Patrick Shih (UC Berkeley) and Setsuko … Continued

Postdoc position available in the Xenie Johnson lab, BiAM, Cadarache (Provence, France)

Comparative Physiology of Acclimation of Photosynthesis to the Environment in 3 Model Organisms: Chlamydomonas, Synechococcus and Arabidopsis In the team of Xenie Johnson, Photosynthesis and Environment Team, BiAM, Cadarache (Provence, France) Applications are invited for a postdoc position to compare and characterize light acclimation mechanisms in model plants, algae and cyanobacteria. Our group has a … Continued