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Postdoctoral Fellow


Employer: Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
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Posted: June 18, 2014
Expires: August 17, 2014
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Details: The Curtis Group at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry in Prague is searching for postdoctoral fellows who will use _in vitro_ selection to identify both artificial and naturally occurring RNA molecules with interesting properties.

Requirements: Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology or a related field. Experience with RNA research and/or _in vitro_ selection is preferred but not required. Applicants must be highly motivated and able to work independently.

How to apply: Please send a cover letter describing your qualifications and research interests, a CV, and contact information for two professional references to Edward Curtis (curtis@uochb.cas.cz).

Selected publications

Curtis EA, Liu DR. 2014. A naturally occurring, noncanonical GTP aptamer made of simple tandem repeats. _RNA Biol_ 11: 1-11.

Curtis EA, Liu DR. 2013. Discovery of widespread GTP-binding motifs in genomic RNA and DNA. _Chem Biol_ 20: 521-532.

Curtis EA, Bartel DP. 2013. Synthetic shuffling and in vitro selection reveal the rugged adaptive fitness landscape of a kinase ribozyme. _RNA_ 19: 1116-1128.

Curtis EA, Bartel DP. 2005. New catalytic structures from an existing ribozyme. _Nat Struct Mol Biol_ 12: 994-1000.

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