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Postoctoral position in Structural Biology

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Secondary structure from chemical shifts: Postoctoral position in Structural Biology UNIVERSITY OF OXFORDDEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRYPostdoctoral Research Associate in Structural BiologyWe are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Postdoctoral ResearchAssociate in the laboratory of Dr. Ioannis Vakonakis for studies ofproteins involved in centriole assembly. The successful candidate willjoin a multidisciplinary collaboration between Oxford and the groups ofProf. Pierre Gönczy (EPFL) and Dr. Michel Steinmetz (Paul ScherrerInstitute) in Switzerland. Recently, our joint efforts elucidated theorigins of centriolar 9-fold symmetry (Kitagawa, Vakonakis etal.,Cell144, 364-375, 2011), a critical step in the centrosomalduplication process that ensures genome stability in animals. We nowseek to build upon this breakthrough by studying the structure/functionrelationship of centriolar components such as SAS-6, SAS-5, SAS-4,ZYG-1, SPD-2 and others. The successful candidate will contribute to theanalysis of these targets using structural (crystallography, solutionNMR and/or small angle scattering) and biophysical methods.Applicants should possess/be expected to obtain a PhD in naturalsciences and should have experience in aspects of the structural biologypipeline, for example protein production and purification, NMRspectroscopy or X-ray crystallography. Past experience withcomplementary biophysical techniques (ITC, AUC, CD etc) and biomolecularinteractions is desirable. Previous familiarity with centriolar orrelevant biological systems would be an advantage but is not essential.This full-time post is funded by the Biotechnology and BiologicalSciences Research Council (BBSRC)for up to three years in the firstinstance and is based in the New Biochemistry building, South ParksRoad, Oxford. More information about our group can be found by clickingon the link below: This position is graded on the University’s grade 7 scale, for which thesalary range is £29,099 – £35,788 per annum. The actual starting salaryoffered will be based on qualifications and relevant skills acquired andwill also be determined by the funding available.For further general information, phone (01865) 613204, quoting referencenumber BR/493.Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.To apply for this role and for further details, including the jobdescription and selection criteria,please click on the link below:…ec?p_id=101979 The closing date for applications is Monday, 20thFebruary 2012. It isenvisioned that interviews for shortlisted candidates will take placewithin approximately 10-14 days.The University of Oxford is committed to equality and values diversityMore… Postdoctoral Position in Molecular and Structural Biology Postdoctoral Position in Molecular and Structural BiologyA postdoctoral position in molecular and structural biology is available immediately to study structure-activity relationships (SAR by NMR) and drug design for the microbial protein FtsZ, an important target for antibiotic drugs. The goal of the study will be to clone and prepare functional fragments and mutants of FtsZ that will be used in NMR structural studies of protein-drug complexes. Specific experience in molecular biology/cloning techniques, site-specific mutagenesis, expression and p…More… nmrlearner Job marketplace 0 08-19-2010 02:44 AM Post-doctoral Position in NMR and Structural Biology Post-doctoral Position in NMR and Structural BiologyWe are looking for a candidate to apply for a one-year post-doctoral position at University René Descartes, Paris, France. The project involves solution NMR and molecular modeling investigations of proteins and their complexes. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in physical chemistry or related field with experience in computational protein chemistry, structure-based drug design, protein modeling, and NMR spectroscopy. The candidate should be able to tackle the state-of-the-art methodologies necessary for protein modeling and… bouaziz Job marketplace 0 09-22-2007 11:13 PM BioNMR advertisements to pay for website hosting and domain registration. Nobody does it for us. vBCredits II Deluxe v1.2.0 Copyright © 2010 DragonByte Technologies Copyright,, 2003-2013Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 All times are GMT. The time now is 05:51 AM .

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