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Project:  Molecular Basis of Protein Biogenesis
Disciplines:  Biochemistry, Biology
Mentor:  Shu-ou Shan, Professor of Chemistry, (CCE), sshan@caltech.edu, Phone: 626-395-3879
Mentor URL:  http://shangroup.caltech.edu/research.html  (opens in new window)
AO Contact:  Shu-ou Shan, sshan@caltech.edu
Background:  Interested students can choose from the following projects:
1. Mechanism of molecular interplay at the ribosome exit site
2. Molecular mechanism of the mammalian signal recognition particle
3. Nascent protein triage by chaperone network during tail-anchored membrane protein targeting
4. Mechanism of substrate recognition and regulation of a novel membrane protein chaperone
Description:  Please read the lab website for a more detailed description on each project, including representative publications. For details of the experimental approach, please directly contact Shu-ou Shan.
Student Requirements:  We look for candidates with either a strongly quantitative biochemical and biophysical background, or those with expertise with molecular and cell biology.
Programs:  This AO can be done under the following programs:

  Program    Available To
       Amgen Scholars    Non-Caltech students only  
       SURF    both Caltech and non-Caltech students 

Click on a program name for program info and application requirements.


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