University of Lübeck, Germany: PhD Position in Inhibitor Design

Description : The Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences http://www.gradschool.uni-luebeck.de/ at the University of Lübeck invites applications for a 3-year PhD scholarship. Application deadline: June 30, 2009. Project description: Three-dimensional models for the homologous Mip proteins from Chlamydia spp. will be constructed by homology-model building. Along with the X-ray structure of Legionella Mip, these will be used in virtual screening for and docking of potential new inhibitors. Hits found in this procedure will be synthesised in-house and tested for PPIase inhibition in vitro and for antibacterial effects in vivo.

Requirements: Candidates are expected to have a master’s degree (or its equivalent) in computer science, mathematics or engineering. Prior experiences in scientific publishing (during the university study or industry employment) are of advantage. Please prepare all the necessary documents and submit your application online: http://www.gradschool.uni-luebeck.de/?q=node/20

For further information, send email to: management@gradschool.uni-luebeck.de or visit our website at http://www.gradschool.uni-luebeck.de/
Contact address : University of Luebeck Ratzeburger Allee 160 23538 Luebeck Germany

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