Develop and apply solid-state NMR and DNP methods to elucidate the structure and dynamics of carbohydrates, proteins, and other associated biomolecules in a cellular context. Several projects are available in the group with a focus on the structural elucidation of the disease-relevant fungal pathogens, the bioenergy-rich plant materials, and the microalgae that are essential to the production of biopolymers and biopharmaceuticals. The research group also has projects on method development to enable atomic-level characterization of cellular systems and the coding and development of a carbohydrate NMR database. More detailed description can be found at the MSU website of Tuo Wang research group.
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Doctorate -Chemistry/Biology or related
PhD in Chemistry/Biology or related directions and research experience in NMR spectroscopy.
Preferences will be given to candidates with strong expertise in solid/solution NMR spectroscopy (solid-state NMR preferred but not required) and other related directions, such as molecular biology, microbiology, modeling, and programming.
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