James Umen, Ph.D.

Algae are hidden drivers of global ecosystem productivity with unrealized potential.  We seek to unlock the secrets of algal growth, reproduction and development in an environment where basic discoveries can be transformed into real-world innovations in biofuels, agriculture and medicine.

  • Postdoctoral positions: Opening for a postdoc to work on the mechanism and evolution of germ and somatic cell differentiation in the multicellular green alga Volvox carteri. Learn more and apply.
  • Technician positions: Currently seeking a full-time technician who would contribute to the Allen, Umen, and Evans laboratories on a project investigating carbon partitioning in algal cell growth pathways. Learn more and apply.