Postdoctoral Position

Terry M. Bricker, Ph.D. btbric at LSUVM.SNCC.LSU.EDU
Tue Mar 5 15:27:50 EST 1996


I have a postdoctoral position open beginning ASAP and is initially for
one year.  This is in the general area of the structure and function of
Photosystem II proteins.  It will involve elucidating the protein-protein and
protein cofactor interactions ocurring between Photosystem II components
using site-specific labeling and mass spec analysis, protein crosslinking,
etc.  Interested individuals should E-mail me and send a C.V. to:

Dr. Terry M. Bricker
Department of Microbiology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA  70803

Some recent papers on this topic from my laboratory include:

Leuschner, C. and T.M. Bricker,"Interaction of the 33 kDa Extrinsic Protein
with Photosystem II: Rebinding of the 33 kDa Extrinsic Protein to Photosystem
II Membranes which Contain Four, Two, or Zero Manganese per Photosystem II
Reaction Center." To Appear in Biochemistry (1996).

Frankel, L.K. and T. M. Bricker, "Identification of Domains on the 33 kDa
Extrinsic Protein which are Shielded from NHS-Biotinylation by Intrinsic
Photosystem II Components",  Biochemistry 34,7492-7497 (1995).

Xu, Q. B., Nelson, J., and T.M. Bricker, "Secondary Structure of the 33 kDa
Extrinsic Protein of Photosystem II: A Far-UV Circular Dichroism Study"
Biochemica et Biophysica Acta 1188,427-431 (1994).

Xu, Q. and Bricker, T.M., "Structural Organization of the Proteins on the
Oxidizing-Side of Photosystem II:  Two Molecules of the 33 kDa
Manganese-Stabilizing Protein per Reaction Center."  Journal of Biological
Chemistry 267,25816-25821 (1992).

Frankel, L.K. and T.M. Bricker, "Interaction of CPa-1 with the
Manganese-Stabilizing Protein of Photosystem II: Identification of Domains of
CPa-1 Shielded from NHS-Biotinylation by the Manganese-Stabilizing Protein."
 Biochemistry 31,11059-11064 (1992).

Odom, W.R. and T.M. Bricker, "Interaction of CPa-1 with the
Manganese-Stabilizing Protein of Photosystem II:  Identification of Domains
Crosslinked by 1-Ethyl-3-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-Carbodiimide."  Biochemistry
31,5616-5620 (1992).

Bricker, T.M., "Oxygen Evolution in the Absence of the 33 kDa
Manganese-Stabilizing Protein"  Biochemistry 31,4623-4628 (1992).



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