[phenixbb] Postdoctoral position in the Korostelev Lab
Anna.Loveland at umassmed.edu
Sun Apr 12 05:00:49 PDT 2020
Postdoctoral position open at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, in the Korostelev Lab: https://www.umassmed.edu/korostelev-lab/.
We study translation regulation, using cryo-EM and biochemistry. We are particularly interested in: (1) Translation accuracy; (2) Ribosome's central role in bacterial stress signaling and gene regulation; (3) Neurodegenerative and other diseases, which originate from dysregulation of translation. References to some lab publications are provided below.
Our laboratory is housed at the RNA Therapeutics Institute, a vibrant and highly interactive research community: https://www.umassmed.edu/rti/about-the-rti/faculty-members/. Our colleagues are interested in nearly all aspects of RNA biology, from small to large RNAs to RNA chemistry and therapeutics development.
We seek a highly motivated person who very recently received a PhD, or will soon receive a PhD. Applications sent prior to the dissertation defense date are welcome.
Please submit the following information via email to: ann.powers at umassmed.edu
1) your CV (including publication list);
2) in less than 2 pages, an outline of your:
(i) previous work - focusing on your most interesting finding(s);
(ii) your current/future scientific interests, and whether/which aspects of translation regulation sound interesting to you;
3) email addresses of three references.
Selected publications (accessible via the provided links):
- Svidritskiy et al. “Extensive ribosome and RF2 rearrangements during translation termination<https://elifesciences.org/articles/46850>”. eLife.2019.
- Loveland et al. “Ensemble cryo-EM elucidates the mechanism of translation fidelity<https://www.nature.com/articles/nature22397>”. Nature. 2017.
- Demo et al. “Structure of RNA polymerase bound to ribosomal 30S subunit<https://elifesciences.org/articles/28560>”. eLife. 2017.
- Abeyrathne et al. “Ensemble cryo-EM uncovers inchworm-like translocation of a viral IRES through the ribosome<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4896748/>”. eLife. 2016.
- Loveland et al. “Ribosome•RelA structures reveal the mechanism of stringent response activation<https://elifesciences.org/articles/17029>”. eLife. 2016.
Anna Loveland, Ph.D.
anna.loveland at umassmed.edu
617 610 4321 (cell)
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