University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (http://www.ox.ac.uk/) is consistently ranked among the top three universities in the world. The Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) (http://www.thesgc.org/scientists/groups/oxford) and Target Discovery Institute (TDI) is part of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine. The Oxford node of the SGC employs currently about 110 scientists and provides outstanding research and teaching opportunities. The laboratory is equipped with state of the art equipment for high throughput screening, biophysical interaction analysis as well as protein crystallography. The TDI (http://www.tdi.ox.ac.uk/home) is a new institute embedded in the Department of Clinical Medicine which has been established with the goal to create a platform for identification of new targets and chemical tool molecules for pharmacological intervention.

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