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Murakami Lab

kum14 (at)
(814) 865-2758 (office)

201 Althouse building
Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802

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Open positions

We are seeking capable and self-motivated Ph.D. candidates and postdocs who are interested in doing research in the structural biology. Candidates with backgrounds in biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology or chemistry are welcome to apply. Previous experience in X-ray crystallography or cryo-EM is desired but not strictly required. Interested applicants should submit a cover-letter, a CV and contact information of three references to Katsu Murakami (kum at

Undergraduate students are encouraged to apply for lab positions through the course BMB 496 (Independent Studies).