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Terrence Burke, Chemical Biology Laboratory, NCI, NIH

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Peptide Therapeutics

UNC - Chapel Hill, Marcey Waters and David Williams Labs

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The University of Washington- BIOCHEMISTRY - INSTITUTE FOR PROTEIN DESIGN

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Bioscience Research Scientist II - Peptides

SRI International

Bioscience Research Scientist II - Peptides
Harrisonburg, VA

Job Description

The Biosciences Division at SRI International has an open research scientist position in the Center for Macromolecular Bioscience in Harrisonburg, VA.  We seek a highly motivated peptide chemist with interests in drug development and novel delivery platforms. The person should be driven to contribute intellectually in a dynamic team environment and have a desire to participate in therapeutic discovery efforts.

The scientist will be asked to:

Synthesize, purify and analyze complex peptides
Perform peptide conjugation to different classes of therapeutics, including biologics
Test peptides and peptide conjugates in cell-based assays
Participate in active research programs in drug discovery and delivery
Collaborate with scientists from other disciplines (e.g., in chemistry, cancer biology, and immunology) in cross-divisional teams.
Interact with government and commercial clients, write scientific papers, and present work at scientific conferences.
Build the SRI’s pipeline of therapies and discovery technologies.
Qualifications

PhD in chemistry or related field with a minimum of 2-year experience as a postdoctoral fellow or similar career experience.
Experience with peptide synthesis is required. Expertise in conjugation chemistry is beneficial.
Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary; should work well in interdisciplinary team-based groups.

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Recent FASEB News


The FASEB Science Policy Committee met recently and the following are two items of potential interest to APS members:

FASEB Submits Testimony to Congress on FY 2020 Funding for Research Agencies

FASEB Statement on Bipartisan Effort to Increase the Budget Caps

Murray Goodman Memorial Prize


Inaugurated in 2007 in honor of the Biopolymers Founding Editor, the Murray Goodman Memorial Prize recognizes outstanding accomplishments in one or more of the areas of biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, biophysics or chemical biology.

The deadline to submit nominations is August 19th, 2019.  Please send nominations to the Editor-in-Chief of Biopolymers, Dr Hilary J. Crichton (hcrichton@wiley.com).

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