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Research Assistant position available in Singapore

Postby gmswh » Thu Aug 20, 2009 11:34 pm

Research Assistant position is available in Laboratory of Neural Stem cells at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore

The main job scopes include overseeing a laser scanning Confocol, carrying out research projects and routine lab organization.

Research area:
Fruit fly Drosophila neural stem cells, larval brain neuroblasts, has recently emerged as an excellent model for the study of stem cell self-renewal and tumorigenesis. The balance between self-renewal and differentiation are achieved by asymmetric division of neuroblasts, Drosophila neural stem cells. Defects in asymmetric cell division can results in the imbalance that leads to brain tumor formation. We are interested in studying the molecular mechanism of asymmetric division of neuroblasts and the balance of self-renewal and differentiation. We use a combination of genetics, cell biology and biochemical approaches to study the functions of critical brain tumor suppressors. The lab website is as follow: http://www.duke-nus.edu.sg/web/research ... ongyan.htm

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s or a Master’s of Science. Self-motivated people with good technical and communication skills are strongly encouraged to apply. Previously experiences in microscopy or research background in cell Biology, developmental biology or Biochemistry are desirable, although not essential.

CV and 3 reference letters should be sent to Dr. Hongyan Wang at hongyan.wang@duke-nus.edu.sg
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