Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry


Research Chemist Position - Posted 09/13/2018

A Research Chemist position is available immediately at Omicron Biochemicals, Inc. in South Bend, Indiana (www.omicronbio.com). The primary job responsibilities for the position include chemical and enzymic syntheses of oligosaccharides, and oligosaccharide purification and analysis by HPLC, MS, NMR and other methods. The successful candidate must have an MS or PhD in synthetic organic chemistry and hands-on experience in carbohydrate synthesis.  Experience with enzymic synthesis and HPLC/CE analysis is desirable. For more information, contact Dr. Qingfeng Pan at qpan@omicronbio.com.  To apply, please send a resume with earliest date of availability to Omicron Biochemicals, Inc., 115 South Hill St., South Bend, IN 46617, or to Dr. Qingfeng Pan at qpan@omicronbio.com.  Omicron Biochemicals Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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Research Chemist/Biochemist Position - Posted 10/30/2017

Omicron Biochemicals, Inc., a carbohydrate-based biotech company, is seeking qualified applicants to fill a full-time position in synthetic carbohydrate chemistry.  Applicants with B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in chemistry or biochemistry, and prior experience in carbohydrate chemical and enzymatic synthesis, are encouraged to apply.   Competitive candidates may also have skills in website design and management, or protein expression and characterization. Salary and benefits are competitive with industry standards, and scale with experience and skill set. 

Please send a cover letter and resume, including the names and contact information of three references, to: Anthony Serianni at aseriann@nd.edu, or to:  Research Chemist Position, Omicron Biochemicals, Inc., 115 South Hill Street, South Bend, IN 46617-2701.

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Biology of Rare and Neglected Diseases - NIH - Posted 10/30/2017

There is an opportunity for a Postdoctoral Fellow to engage a three way collaboration between Retrophin, NCATS, and the patient advocacy foundation – NGLY1.org. The aim of the collaboration is to identify small molecule therapeutics for NGLY1 Deficiency, the first ever Congenital Disorder of De-Glycosylation, and will encompass a wide variety of both biology & chemistry related efforts throughout its duration.

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Beth Aselage

Patient Advocacy & Alliance Development Specialist

Office: 760.237.4133

Email: Elizabeth.Aselage@Retrophin.com


3721 Valley Center Drive, Suite #200

San Diego, CA, 92131


Postdoctoral Fellow Position

The Gagneux Laboratory at University of California San Diego seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on interactions between Influenza A viruses (IAV) and biomimetic glycan probes.

Please see the full advertisement here.

Email Dr. Pascal Gagneux (pgagneux@ucsd.edu)

Information Technology Position - Omicron Biochemicals, Inc.

Omicron Biochemicals Inc., a biotechnology company, is seeking qualified applicants to fill a part-time position to manage a web site, company database, marketing materials, and related IT functions.

Please see full advertisement here. 

Please contact: Anthony Serianni at aseriann@nd.edu, or to: IT Job Application, Omicron Biochemicals, Inc., 115 South Hill Street, South Bend, IN 46617.

Carbohydrate and Polysaccharide Chemist

A PhD position has opened up in the group of: Juniorprofessur Holztechnologie und Holzchemie“ at the Georg-August-University of Goettingen.

Please see the full advertisement here. 

All correspondance directed to:

Prof. Dr. Kai Zhang - Email: kzhang1@gwdg.de 

Chemily Glycoscience - Posted July 7, 2017

Chemily Glycoscience is a manufacturer of glycan libraries, glyco-enzymes, and carbohydrate-based biochemicals. We are currently looking to fulfill 3 positions. More information about the positions is attached here.

You can visit our website: www.chemilyglycoscience.com.