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Our group is looking for a postdoc with the expertise in organic and polymer synthesis......

Our group is looking for a postdoc with the expertise in organic and polymer synthesis, medicinal chemistry, and biochemistry. The preferable experience in organocatalysis and living polymerization is welcome.


The project description: This project aims to assemble a library of novel chiral polymers mimicking natural peptides with precisely controlled primary structures using emerging synthetic technologies. A systematic investigation of these synthetic materials will provide an in-depth understanding of how sequence and stereochemistry influence chemical and physical properties. Employing rational design principles, desired functionality could be optimised through the selective modification of polymer structure. These materials should be able to emulate the unique properties and functionality of natural peptides/proteins, making them invaluable for biochemical applications, such as molecular recognition and asymmetric catalysis.

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