ESR10: Lectin attachment on surfaces by bioconjugation at non-canonical amino acids

Location: Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB), Graz, AT

Supervisor: Dr Birgit Wiltschi

This research involves the site-selective functionalisation of lectins with non-canonical amino acids containing reactive handles for their directed attachment to solid surfaces. The work will include state-of-the-art molecular biology, the expansion of the genetic code, and chemical protein modification.

ACIB GmbH is one of the leading research centres in the field of industrial biotechnology. More than 200 employees work in an interdisciplinary environment in close cooperation with 12 scientific and 40 company partners to bridge the gap between academic and industrial research.

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