We are seeking a research technician for a project aimed at the development of therapeutics for human skin disease. Applicants should have good A-level or equivalent Higher qualifications, or a degree in a biological subject. Previous laboratory experience in small animal handling, nucleic acid extraction, quality control and basic molecular biology techniques would be a distinct advantage.
The University of Dundee has entered into a Research Program Agreement with Pfizer Inc. to jointly conduct research that may lead to potential novel treatments for Cystic Fibrosis.
The project will be carried out as part of Pfizer’s Rare Disease Consortium and builds on a program of research within the laboratory of Professor Irwin McLean, Head of Molecular Medicine at Dundee, and the University’s Drug Discovery Unit.
Alain Hovnanian is full professor of Genetics and Dermatology at the new IMAGINE Institute for Genetic diseases at Necker hospital for sick children in Paris. He runs a translational clinic on genetic skin diseases of children and adults. He heads the molecular diagnostic group for genodermatosis and is the director of an INSERM research team on “Genetic skin diseases: from molecular mechanisms to therapy ».
Applications are invited for a Senior Postdoctoral Research Assistant within the laboratory of Professor Irwin McLean, to join a dynamic multidisciplinary team aimed at translating basic biological discoveries in genetic skin diseases into clinical application.
We are seeking a Researcher maintain and facilitate the running of the Genomic Sequencing Unit (GSU), the University of Dundee’s high-throughput sequencing facility. The candidate will be based at the College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee and will be responsible for the smooth operation and organisation of the facility, with tasks including project implementation and management, sample processing and running and maintenance of the sequencing instrumentation. This post is available until July 2017.
Philip Tong is the current Dean’s Fellow in Dermatology at the University of Sydney. He completed his PhD at the Centenary Institute under Professor Wolfgang Weninger where he combines his expertise in intravital multiphoton microscopy, flow cytometry as well as transgenic murine models to investigate the immunological and structural composition of skin in health and disease. His recent work has been published in Nature Immunology, Journal of Investigative Dermatology and British Journal of Dermatology.
We are seeking an experienced molecular biologist with proven skills in RNA and DNA manipulation, and preferably a working knowledge of next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies (e.g. Illumina), to join The Genomic Sequencing Unit (GSU), the University of Dundee’s next generation sequencing facility. The NGS Technician will be based at the College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee and process users’ samples for genome re-sequencing, genome de novo sequencing, RNA sequencing, chromatin immunoprecipitation and other NGS applications.