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Research Technologist - Structural Biology

Research Technologist - Structural Biology

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Structural Biology
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The Research Technologist in the Structural Biology Department will participate in structural and biochemical characterization of multiprotein machines that regulate cell division and have roles in cancer. The focus is on understanding the assembly and regulation of enzymes that control cell proliferation by a series of dynamic molecular handoffs for the protein, ubiquitin. The Research Technologist assists with data collection and analysis in an entry level capacity, properly conducts specifics projects, and maintains efficient laboratory operations. Performs research experiments involving molecular biology, protein purification, multiprotein complex assembly and characterization, protein crystallization, and cell culture. The ideal candidate would also have strong knowledge of fundamental principles of molecular biology and biochemistry; high degree of motivation and dedication to the job; and excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Current publications: Cell 166:1198-1214, 2016.  Cell 157:1671-1684, 2014.   Structure 8:42-53, 2013. Science 334:674-678, 2011.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's or Master's degree in an appropriate scientific field is required.


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