A one year or 6 months Master’s research project position in the regulation of the protein turnover by the proteasome.
The incumbent needs to be enrolled in a Masters degree in plant biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or equivalent in a European university. Knowledge in molecular biology techniques is a merit and both teaching and writing skills in English are a requirement. The project can be part of the UPSC Masters in plant biotechnology program or be tailored to the needs of an external Masters degree. For more information and to apply please send a cover letter and a short CV
The student will investigate how the different components of the 26S proteasome are coordinated to provide a carrefully orchestrated regulation at the protein level. Work will include genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry and physiological assays.
Supervisor: Olivier Keech, Dept of Plant Physiology, UmU