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Professional Research Asst

at University of Colorado Boulder

Posted: 1/21/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 05063
Keywords: laboratory

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Our laboratory studies the mechanisms and functions of the proteasome, a molecular machine for controlled protein degradation. We are looking for an individual, who is interested in investigating the function of the proteasome assembly chaperones (Park et al. Nature 7450, 512-6 [2013]; Park et al. Nature 459, 866-870 [2009]); the four chaperones, Rpn14, Nas6, Hsm3 and Nas2 are evolutionarily conserved and regulate the formation of the 19S regulatory particle of the proteasome. The prospective PRA will work on several aspects of the two related manuscripts on understanding the function of Nas6. Nas6/Gankyrin is also a well-established oncoprotein in humans. These projects have critical implications in the ubiquitin-proteasome system, molecular chaperones, and also tumorigenesis. A combined approach of biochemical, genetic and proteomic approaches will be used. To learn more about our research, please refer to the website ( ).

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