Post-doctoral position at Birkbeck College

Elena Orlova e.orlova at
Mon Jun 17 08:23:34 PDT 2002

A postdoctoral research position is available for structural analysis of
complexes involved in DNA translocation in bacteriophages to study the
mechanism of DNA packaging and release during the phage life cycle.  The
candidate will work on a 3-year, BBSRC-funded post, to join the research
group of Dr. E. Orlova. The project is in collaboration with Dr. P.
Tavares, Laboratoire de Virologie Mol?culaire et Structurale, CNRS
(France) and Dr. A. Antson, Dept. Chemistry, University of York.

The Crystallography Department at Birkbeck College has excellent
facilities for cryo EM and  image processing. Using the FEG microscope
we expect to determine structures at medium resolution (~10A), as we
have already done for the portal protein. The successful candidate will
work in a stimulating environment of people working in X-ray
crystallography and Bioinformatics.
The ideal candidate will have research experience in electron
cryo-microscopy and image processing.  Knowledge of bacteriophage and
virus organization would be an asset.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr. E. Orlova
(e.orlova at
For full application details (Ref ACR361) please see:
Applicants should send a CV, statement of research interests, the names
and addresses of two-three referees to Dr. Elena Orlova

Dept. of  Crystallography
Birkbeck College
University of London
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HX
Dr. Elena Orlova
Dept. of  Crystallography              Tel: (+44) (0)20 7631 6845
Birkbeck College                           Fax: (+44) (0)20 7631 6803
University of London
Malet Street                                    e-mail:
e.orlova at
London WC1E 7HX

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