South San Francisco
California, United States of America
Start Date: Summer 2020
Work Hours: 40 hours per week
Location: South San Francisco Campus
Length of Assignment: 3 months
Education Level: Master of Science (1st or 2nd Year or recent grad) OR PhD Student (pursuing PhD, not completed)
Preferred Majors/Specializations: structural biology, computer science, biophysics or related disciplines
Department Overview: The Structural Biology group collaboratively advances drug discovery through understanding of the structure, function and regulation of proteins of therapeutic interest. Focus areas include: X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, CryoEM, and biophysical characterization and analysis of protein targets.
Project Description: Depending on the successful candidate's expertise and interests, responsibilities might include: benchmarking and optimizing alternative cryoEM image processing workflows, integrating information management software with automated data collection and processing software, developing improved algorithms for automated image processing, and/or implementing new features in existing image processing software.
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