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  • January 1, 2016
    December 10, 2015

    A Post-doctoral Research Scientist position is available in the laboratory of Prof. Harry Brumer in the Michael Smith Laboratories and Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia.  This position is funded through the Canadian Glycomics Network, GlycoNet, a national Network of Centres of Excellence.  The project will entail the synthesis of glycoconjugates as potential new drugs to treat inflamatory bowel diseases.

    The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry or a very closely related discipline.  Excellent theoretical...

  • January 4, 2016
    December 20, 2015

    A position is available for a highly motivated and skilled post-doctoral fellow (PDF) to take a lead role in the development of new high-performance functional materials from renewable cellulose fibers and nanocrystals.  The central goal of the project is to develop a novel chemo-enzymatic method of biopolymer functionalization, which will greatly expand the application scope of these materials in traditional and advanced materials.   The project will be rooted in (nano)materials production and analysis, and will involve interfacing chemical and biochemical methods for...