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No. 17
Spring 2003

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Message from the PDB

PDB Deposition Statistics

PDB Annotation Manual Online in PDF and PostScript Formats

PDB Focus: ADIT Annotators

New Features Available for Beta Testing: Biological Unit, Curated (Beta) mmCIF Files, Redundancy Reduction Cluster Data

New Features on the Structure Explorer Pages of the PDB Web Site: Author and Ligand Searches, BioMagResBank Links

PDB Focus: Redundancy Reduction Capability

PDB Focus: Maintaining a Local PDB FTP Mirror Site

PDB Focus: Weekly Updates to the PDB

PDB Web Site Statistics

Structural Bioinformatics Book Includes Chapters on the PDB

PDB Paper Published in Nucleic Acids Research

New Distribution Procedure for Protein Data Bank CD-ROM Sets

PDB at the Biophysical Society Meeting

PDB Focus: David Goodsell and the Molecule of the Month

PDB Molecules of the Quarter: Serum Albumin, Potassium Channels, and lac Repressor

PDB Education Corner

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PDB Job Listings

PDB Members & Statement of Support

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PDB Job Listings

PDB career opportunities are posted at http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/jobs.html. The current available openings are:


SYSTEMS/WEB/DATABASE PROGRAMMER

The Protein Data Bank has a position open for a systems programmer and database administrator who will be responsible for maintenance of software, website, and supporting databases associated with a digital library of the Protein Data Bank (PDB) archive. The duties will include maintenance of web application software and database tools to manage the historical record of the PDB. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in UNIX, website, and database administration. Proficiency in programming in a UNIX/LINUX environment with languages such as JAVA, C/C++, or PERL is required. Experience in the following is highly desireable: SQL, JDBC, and application development using ORACLE or DB2. This position is at the PDB site at the Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology in Rockville, MD.

Please send resume to Dr. Gary L. Gilliland at gary.gilliland@nist.gov.


DATA ARCHIVE/DIGITAL LIBRARIAN

The Protein Data Bank has a position open for a data archivist who will organize and manage the historical record of the Protein Data Bank. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in library science and the physical sciences. Experience in the management of large document and media collections is required. The position is at the PDB site at the Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology in Rockville, MD.

Please send resume to Dr. Gary L. Gilliland at gary.gilliland@nist.gov.


LEAD SCIENTIST, STRUCTURAL BIOINFORMATICS

The Protein Data Bank at the San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California--San Diego, has a position open for a lead scientist to provide research and development leadership in the area of structural bioinformatics, genomics, and proteomics. Description: Work closely and collaboratively with the PDB software architects, programmers, and scientists, at SDSC and the PDB partner sites, to expand the PDB's functionality and reliability as a premier biological data and information resource. Identify and develop requirements for new PDB delivery, query functionality and usability. Develop innovative approaches that will satisfy users' current needs and anticipate their future needs based on progress in the science of structural biology and structural bioinformatics. Act as the PDB technology liaison to research groups at SDSC and UCSD. Conduct bioinformatics research as it relates to the needs and expanding scope of the PDB.

Qualifications and application instructions are available at http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/jobs.html.


SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS PROGRAMMER

The Protein Data Bank at Rutgers University has a position open for an applications programmer to support and develop software for data processing operations at the Protein Data Bank. Programming areas include: macromolecular structure analysis and validation, molecular graphics, web application development, distributed object and relational database applications, and general scientific programming. Experience developing and maintaining object oriented software on UNIX platforms is required. Experience in the following is highly desirable: C/C++, JAVA, and Corba.

Please send resume to Dr. Helen M. Berman at pdbjobs@rcsb.rutgers.edu.


BIOCHEMICAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST

The Protein Data Bank at Rutgers University has a position open for a Biochemical Information Specialist to curate and standardize macromolecular structures for the Protein Data Bank. A background in biological chemistry, as well as some experience with UNIX-based computer systems, is required. Experience in crystallography and/or NMR spectroscopy is a strong advantage. The successful candidate should be well-motivated, able to pay close attention to detail, and meet deadlines. This position offers the opportunity to participate in an exciting project with significant impact on the scientific community.

Please send resume to Dr. Helen M. Berman at pdbjobs@rcsb.rutgers.edu.