A fixed term postdoctoral appointment is available, for up to 36 months, in the Department of Chemistry, to work in the groups of Professors Gideon Grogan and Ian Fairlamb. You will conduct research on enzyme-catalyzed amide bond formation, with an emphasis on the engineering of enzymes for the scaleable synthesis of pharmaceutical amides. The work is funded by the EPSRC and is supported by GSK. The post is available from I October 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.
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You will focus on research on enzyme-catalysed amide bond synthesis, specifically research into novel classes of amide bond forming enzymes for the synthesis of pharmaceutical amides. You will employ synthetic organic chemistry, gene cloning, expression, mutation and analytical techniques to characterise novel enzyme activity and look to develop scaleable processes for enzyme-catalysed amide bond formation.
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