[phenixbb] Postdoc position in structural biology at UT Health San Antonio

Yogesh Gupta yogesh.gupta25 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 15 21:52:17 PDT 2021

*Postdoctoral Fellow position at UT Health School of Medicine, San Antonio,

The laboratory of Dr. Yogesh Gupta (http://ccri.uthscsa.edu/YGupta.html) at
the University of Texas Health at San Antonio is seeking an enthusiastic
Postdoctoral Fellow to study structures and function of RNA modification
and chromatin remodeling complexes. We use structural biology (X-ray, NMR,
cryo-EM) and cell-based methods to address basic mechanistic questions in
viral pathogenesis and pediatric cancers. Gupta laboratory provides a rich
multi-disciplinary training environment and access to cutting-edge
technologies in structural biology and drug development.

Further details of our most recent work can be found here:

1.     Nature Communications. 2021 Jun 2; 12: 3287. PMID: 34078893. doi:

2.     Nature Communications. 2020 Jul 24;11(1):3718. PMID: 32709886. doi:

Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated experience in
protein purification from insect/mammalian cells and structural
characterization of protein-nucleic acid complexes by X-ray crystallography
or cryo-EM. Candidates are expected to possess strong organizational,
interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently but also
effectively and collaboratively as part of a team. An ideal candidate
should hold (or soon expect to hold) a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a
related discipline and have no more than 2 years of postdoc experience.

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI) is a unique
specialized cancer research center focusing on basic and translational
research in childhood cancer and occupies a state-of-the-art 100,000 sq.
foot research facility on the university’s Greehey Academic and Research
Campus. The GCCRI has significant external funding, a large endowment from
the state, and links to philanthropic entities. San Antonio is the nation’s
seventh largest city and is located at the edge of the beautiful Texas Hill
County. San Antonio offers a rich, multi-cultural community, affordable
cost of living, excellent weather and a thriving biomedical industry. There
is no state income tax in Texas. All Postdoctoral appointments are
designated as security sensitive positions. The University of Texas Health
Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. Salary
is competitive and commensurate with experience.

If interested in applying, please send a short description of your research
accomplishments and a CV with contact information of 3 references to Dr.
Yogesh Gupta (email: guptay at uthscsa.edu).


Yogesh Gupta, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Structural Biology
PI, Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
8403 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX, USA 78229
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