A fixed term postdoctoral appointment is available from January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter for up to 15 months in the York Structural Biology Laboratory, part of the Department of Chemistry. You will work in the group of Dr Martin Fascione on a BBSRC funded IB Catalyst project.
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You will focus on developing a biocatalytic tool box to enable the chemo-enzymatic synthesis of glycans that contain natural and modified monosaccharides for application in glycan microarrays, and will involve molecular biology, scale up protein expression and purification and biochemical assay development. You will carry out research and will focus on developing a biocatalytic tool box to enable the chemo-enzymatic synthesis of glycans that contain natural and modified monosaccharides for application in glycan microarrays, and will involve molecular biology, scale up protein expression and purification and biochemical assay development.
Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Martin Fascione (email@example.com).
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