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Laboratory for Biocrystallography

As a structural biology laboratory we study the molecular basis of cellular mechanisms in healthy and diseased state. We use a wide range of biochemical, biophysical and modelling techniques with a particular accent on X-ray crystallography. Our research topics include (but are not limited to) the atomic structure of intermediate filaments, small heat-shock proteins, aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases and HIV integrase co-factors. Besides the fundamental mechanisms, we are also interested in the rational development of new drugs. Our research is being carried out in extensive intramural and international collaboration.

PhD student vacancy (teaching assistantship) starting from September 2016. For details and application see https://icts.kuleuven.be/apps/jobsite/vacatures/53727144 . For further questions please contact Prof. Strelkov via e-mail.