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PhD student position in structural biology of intermediate filaments - Belgium  

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Posted on : 23 May 2017

Project Description

Project
  • The newly appointed PhD student will be involved in ongoing research on the three-dimensional structure of intermediate filaments. 
  • This is a major unresolved problem in structural cell biology, which is also important for developing approaches to treat diseases caused by inherited mutations, 
  • The activities will include recombinant protein isolation, crystallization, X-ray crystallographic studies as well as additional biophysical and biochemical experiments and modelling.



Profile
  • The candidates should hold a MSc diploma (or a single stage BSc/MSc diploma) in a relevant field or are to obtain it this summer. 
  • Very strong candidates with only a BSc diploma may be admitted as ‘pre-docs’ initially



Offer
The normal duration of a PhD study is four years