NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow, Biological Sciences

5 days left

Location
Singapore
Posted
22 Mar 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Apr 2021
Ref
3496144
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with A/P Cynthia He on flagellum biogenesis in Trypanosoma brucei, an infectious pathogen causing diseases in humans and animals.

The main responsibilities of the position include: - 

  1. Advanced molecular engineering of Trypanosoma brucei, transient and stable transfection of this eukaryotic parasite. 
  2. Advanced imaging of T. brucei, live and fixed, using confocal microscopy, super-resolution microscopy and electron microscopy. 
  3. BioID and other interactome studies.

Qualifications

PhD in molecular and cell biology with relevant training in kinetoplastid cell biology.

Skills:

Advanced molecular, cell and biochemistry in T. brucei or other related pathogens. Candidates must be familiar with advanced imaging methods including electron microscopy, confocal microscopy and super resolution microscopy.

Experience:

Prior experiences with BSL2 pathogens, particularly unicellular pathogens/flagellates.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Science
Department: Biological Sciences

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