Post-doctoral Fellow in Structural Biology. Therapeutics Discovery Division at MD Anderson Cancer Center
- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
- Location: Houston, TX
- Job Number: 7072972
- Posting Date: Dec 9, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe post-doctoral fellow will be embedded within the Structural Chemistry group in the Institute for Applied Cancer Science, part of the Therapeutics Discovery Division. The position is designed to provide the experience needed to operate as a key member of a drug discovery project team at the program's conclusion. The fellow will perform biophysical experiments (X-ray crystallography, cryo-EM), and attend and present results at project team meetings.
The post-doctoral fellow will learn how to a) express and purify high quality protein for use in biophysical and structural biology experiments, b) collect crystallographic datasets at a national lab and fully analyze to produce structural models, c) generate grids, collect data, and solve structures using cryo-EM, d) interface with computational and medicinal chemists, and e) communicate structural biology insights to a diverse team of scientists.
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics, Biophysics, Biology, or a related discipline required.
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