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Postdoctoral Fellow in Organic Chemistry, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

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Location:Heidelberg, Germany
Staff Category:Postdoctoral Fellow
Contract Duration:2 years
Grading:Stipend
Closing Date:30 November 2020
Reference Number:HD01865

The Deo group in Heidelberg is seeking a Post-doctoral fellow with a background in synthetic chemistry. This full-time project focusses on the development of novel photoswitchable fluorophores tailored for imaging in deep tissue. We are a dynamic and interdisciplinary group, working at the interface of synthetic chemistry and protein engineering, developing molecular tools for biological imaging. We work in close collaboration with microscopists and biologists who implement our tools. More information on the group can be found here https://www.embl.de/research/units/cbb/deo/index.html

Your role

  • Design and synthesis of organic fluorophores.
  • Characterization of their performance in vitro using spectroscopic studies.
  • Collaboration with microscopists and biologists for implementation in novel imaging systems.
  • Supervision and training of students.
  • Dissemination of results in publications and presentations.

For additional information please check the job offer.