The position postdoctoral researcher has opened in the SELEX group with emphasis on studies to optimize selection of aptamers specific for key targets including cell surface receptors/immune regulatory molecules. In this position, the successful candidate will have the chance to conduct research in a cutting edge therapeutic platform. In addition to furthering understanding of factors that drive the efficiency of SELEX as well as design/implementation of novel technologies you will learn to focus efforts to support the drive to potential therapeutic products. Cross-species SELEX will be conducted in parallel to establish the concept of translatability. Interaction with colleagues from diverse scientific backgrounds and training will build on your own breadth of knowledge and enhance communication skills.
This position requires a Ph.D. in biochemistry or related field. Candidate should be able to work as a team member as well as independently, should be able to design and implement experiments independently, present and discuss findings in a group setting which includes scientists from a variety of disciplines.
Additional experience includes: