Research positions available

Dimitar Nikolov nikolod at
Tue Sep 17 23:16:35 EST 1996

Research Opportunities in Structural Biology 
at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 
New York City:

I. Postdoctoral position for a recent Ph.D. to study by X-ray crystallography: 

- structure and regulation of ion channels 
- molecular mechanisms of axonal guidance

The candidate should have a strong background in protein biochemistry and
molecular biology.  Expertise in expression and purification of membrane 
proteins would be an advantage.  Experience in X-ray crystallography is not 
essential; training will be provided where necessary.  The laboratory is 
equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for X-ray crystallography and 

II. Research Assistant/Senior Research Assistant position

Duties and responsibilities will include:
- cell culture of insect cell lines; generation of recombinant baculovirus 
and analysis of protein expression
- basic biochemistry and molecular biology techniques, including restriction 
enzyme digests, subcloning DNA fragments, column chromatography.
- organization and purchasing of laboratory supplies

Letters of application, including a C.V. and the names of three references 
should be sent to: 

Dimitar B. Nikolov, Ph.D.
Cellular Biochemistry and Biophysics Program
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Box 297
1275 York Avenue 
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212-639-6784
Fax: 212-717-3135

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