POST-DOCTORAL POSITION in structure-function relationships of plant
desaturase enzymes in the lab of John Shanklin. The position is available
The lab focuses on understanding the specificity of lipid modification
with the goal of reengineering them for desired properties. Thus, this
intended to yield specific information regarding mechanisms of specificity at
the biochemical level, but has applications in the area of biotechnology and
A strong background in molecular biology and/or biochemistry is preferred.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a description of previous
research experience and names and addresses of three possible referees.
Applications may be sent by e-mail or regular mail to the address listed
Brookhaven is a scientific research facility operated by Brookhaven Science
Associates under contract with the US Department of Energy. It is located on
Long Island 50 miles from New York City. It has strong programs in Physics
Chemistry and Biomedicine in addition to Biology. It is also affiliated with
the State University of New York at Stony Brook (located 15 miles away).
Brookhaven National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer committed
to workforce diversity.
FOR MORE INFORMATION on the Shanklin lab, please visit the web site listed
Biology, Bldg 463
Brookhaven National Laboratory
50 Bell Ave.
Upton, New York, 11973
Phone: 516 344 3414
Fax: 516 344 3407
e-mail: shanklin at bnl.gov