Field: Molecular biology
Research Project: Developement of a safe and protective vaccine against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) diarrhea based on the heat-stable (ST) toxin.
Skills: Design of state of the art bacterial expression systems for protein expression. Site directed mutagenesis. Protein purification by affinity based methods. Isotope labelling of proteins. Western blotting. Fluorescence spectroscopy. Circular dichroism. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR).