PhD position

Andy-Mark Thunnissen A.Thunnissen at chem.rug.nl
Thu Oct 30 05:59:51 EST 1997


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A position for a PhD student is available at the X-ray crystallography group
of the University of Groningen to study the structure and function of a
motor protein involved in DNA condensation and processing. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is interested to work in 
a stimulating environment of structural biology research. Work and training 
will involve all aspects of the project, including overexpression, 
purification, crystal growth, X-ray data collection, modelbuilding and 
refinement. Experience and interest in molecular cloning and protein 
purification techniques is preferred. 

Within our laboratory excellent facilities are available, including a fully
equiped biochemistry lab, rotating anode generators, 2 MacScience Image Plate
detectors, 2 FAST area detectors and several Silicon Graphics workstations.

The position is part of the Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology
Institute (http://www.gbb.chem.rug.nl), which provides an integrated graduate
training program consisting of course work, workshops and multidisciplinary
research. The position becomes available starting from January 1st, 1998 and 
is open to students of all nationalities, except of Dutch nationality. The 
succesful candidate will be appointed for 4 years with a stipendium of nett
(+/-)2000 NLG a month, and should finish his/her appointment with the 
presentation of a doctoral thesis.

Applications in the form of a CV and the names, addresses and telephone/fax 
numbers of two academic referees should be sent by mail or fax to: 
Dr. Andy Thunnissen, Laboratory of Biophysical Chemistry, Chemistry Dept.,
University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG Groningen, the Netherlands.
Fax +31-50-3634800. For more information, call +31-50-3634378 or send an
e-mail at A.Thunnissen at chem.rug.nl.
 



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