We seek to appoint a Research Technician/Graduate Research Assistant to work on a research project elucidating a signalling pathway governed by the imprinted genes Dlk1 and Grb10. The pathway regulates fetal growth, lean to adipose body proportions and energy homeostasis, with relevance to growth disorders, obesity and diabetes.
The successful candidate will use biochemical, cell and molecular biology approaches to identify key additional pathway components.
A BSc in a relevant subject is essential along with experience of successfully applying at least one of the following techniques: mammalian cell culture, western blotting, histology, nucleic acid purification and PCR.
This is a fixed term contract for up to 3 years funded by the Medical Research Council.
For further details about the role please contact Prof. Andrew Ward (email@example.com), however, please ensure that all applications are submitted via the University website, also attaching a copy of your CV. Apply via the URL:
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