Date Posted
1 Feb 2024

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PhD Project
Virginia Tech

Ph.D. student position in Protein Trafficking

1 Feb 2024

NOTE: this position listing has expired and may no longer be relevant!

Position Description

The Protein Signaling Domains Laboratory at the Fralin Life Sciences Institute at Virginia Tech is looking for a highly motivated graduate student for a multidisciplinary research program to study how adaptor proteins sort proteins and mediate membrane-dependent processes in both endosomal/lysosomal trafficking and autophagy. Our laboratory addresses these processes using structural biology, biochemical, and biophysical methods. The successful candidate should have a background in biochemistry, biological sciences, chemistry, or a related discipline. NMR experience is not required.

Review of applications will begin February 10, 2021. If you are interested in joining the lab, please send your CV including publication records and research experience, school grades, and the contact details of 2-3 references to:

Daniel G. S. Capelluto, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences Department
Fralin Life Science Institute
Virginia Tech

The position will start in August 2021. For more information, please visit our website:

How to Apply

Please contact via email at: First, selected students will be interviewed. Then, if the candidate is selected for the position, the candidate will be guided through the application process.

Position Category: Medical & Biological Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project. Salary: €20'000 - €30'000.