11 OPEN POSITIONS AT NANOLUND
The doctoral positions will be hosted by one of the research groups in NanoLund, the Center for Nanoscience at Lund University. Candidates can freely apply for one or more of the following projects in frontline research […]
Dominic Höpfner from the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research and Torsten Schwede from the Biozentrum are offering a lecture series on Making of a Drug. It is aimed at MSc and PhD students with a life science background. The lecture series is part of the graduate teaching program at the Biozentrum.
The PhD work concerns experimental studies of plasma cleaning of so-called first mirrors for future fusion
facilities, such as ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor). First mirrors will play a
crucial role in numerous ITER optical diagnostic systems. Deposition of material eroded from the wall of
ITER can degrade the reflectivity of the first mirrors severely. Plasma cleaning using radio-frequency
capacitively coupled plasmas is currently being considered as the most promising in-situ cleaning
technique. The PhD work will mainly be focused on three different aspects of plasma cleaning for ITER
– Investigation on plasma cleaning in magnetic fields, benchmarked with simulations.
– Development of End of Cleaning Indicator (monitoring of the process).
– Research on driven grounded electrode plasma discharges.
Project description. This project proposes a new approach that could overcome some of these current limitations: to develop a methodology for the construction of multi-sites ArMs based on the controlled assembly of small de novo peptidic bricks (“molecular Lego”, see scheme). The bricks are accessible by peptide synthesis, rendering their functionalization at a single site straightforward. Upon assembly of several units, a more complex structure (protein-like) will be obtained, placing the different functional centers at a desired distance to work in concert. One could then rationally design complex ArMs simply by assembling those bricks. To our knowledge, no such system exists yet. […]
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PhD fellowship on Andreev qubits for scalable quantum computation
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8 open positions in the 2018 Nanoscience PhD program
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