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Opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

Chemical and Biological Crystallography

Location

Naval Research Laboratory, DC, Lab for the Structure Of Matter

RO# Location
64.15.30.B2852 Washington, DC 203755321

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Deschamps, Jeffrey R. jeff.deschamps@nrl.navy.mil 202.767.0656

Description

This research will concentrate on studying the structure and function of biologically active polypeptides and neuroactive materials. The primary emphasis will be placed on crystallization and structural studies of natural and synthetic polypeptides. Modern laboratory facilities include three x-ray diffractometers (including one powder diffractometer,) two of which are equipped with computer controlled low-temperature systems. Nonstandard methods will provide ample opportunity for innovative research and for participating in structure solution analysis and molecular modeling studies. Collaborators within the department provide expertise and facilities for genetic engineering and protein expression.

 

Keywords:
Biotechnology; Crystals and crystallography; Light scattering; Neuropeptides; Neuropharmacology; Polypeptides; Proteins; X-ray diffraction;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants
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