Postdoc: Gene Expression in Immobilized Cells, U. Minnesota

Eddy Jakobovits eddyjake at sciweb.com
Fri Jul 19 18:49:04 EST 1996

Doug Stemke wrote:
> A postdoctoral position is available immediately to investigate gene
> expression in bacterial cells that have been immobilized in acrylic/vinyl
> acetate films.  These viable but nongrowing cells can be used as
> biological catalysts for specific reactions for long periods of time.  To
> optimize the catalytic potential of biofilms, we needed to better
> understand the regulation of gene transcription, mRNA stability
> determinants, protease and RNase deficient mutants, and efficient
> translation initiation that will be required to produce large amounts of
> a specific catalytically active enzymes in these immobilized cells.
> The successful candidate will work with an interdisciplinary group of
> scientists from Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, and the Biological
> Process Technology Institute.  Training in microbiology and molecular
> biology is required.
> Send vitae, copies of recent publications, and letters of recommendations to:
> Professor Michael C. Flickinger
> Department of Biochemistry and Biological Process Technology Institute
> University of Minnesota
> 1479 Gortner Avenue, Suite 240
> St. Paul, MN 55108-6106
> Fax: (612) 625-1700
> eMail inquiries can be made to:
> mflick at biosci.cbs.umn.edu

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