NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Assistant, Biological Sciences

Location
Singapore
Posted
10 May 2021
End of advertisement period
09 Jun 2021
Ref
3895844
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with A/P Henry Mok Yu Keung on structural and functional characterization of proteins under a project on “Barriers and Busters that determine viral infection in mosquitoes”.

The main responsibilities of the position include:

  1. To determine the structural mechanisms of proteins in biological and physical barriers in mosquitoes and the mechanisms by which arboviruses penetrate these barriers to achieve infection.

Qualifications

  • Qualifications / Discipline: BSc. holder or fresh BSc. graduate in Life Sciences with research experience in protein cloning, expression and purification.
  • Skills:
    1. Sub-cloning, expression and purification of recombinant proteins;
    2. Determination of protein structures by X-ray crystallography and NMR;
    3. Characterization of protein interaction and function using biophysical techniques.
  • Experience:
    1. Protein construct cloning in bacterial vector;
    2. Protein expression and purification;
    3. Setup of protein crystallization screen.

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