One postdoc position in protein design and engineering is available at the Yang Zhang Lab, Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics and Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Michigan Medical School. The project involves function protein design and protein engineering. Candidates will develop computational and biochemical methods to design new protein sequences of novel biological functions (e.g. enzyme activity, ligand binding, and protein-protein interactions). Special attention will be paid to designing new proteins targeting pathways of various diseases including cancer and COVID-19. Candidates with wet-lab experience in protein design and protein engineering, protein purification and binding assay, structural biology (X-ray crystallography, NMR, Cryo-EM) and/or computational biology are encouraged to apply. Skills in computational programming are not required but will be a plus. Excellent interpersonal skills with motivation and ability to lead an independent biochemistry laboratory is essential.
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