Project Assistant in Medicine (Sweden) Deadline: April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019
May 01, 2019
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The project assistant will work on projects on iN cells in AD. One of the research aims is to correlate secretory pathway phenotypes with DNA-methylation-based epigenetic age of iN from donors with AD. The work may include cell culture of iN cells, biochemical analyses of DNA methylation and cellular AD biomarkers as well as light-microscopy imaging of iNs.
The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary research team, spanning from experimental lab scientists to clinical researchers. The research in the field of cellular disease models is expanding and a successful assistant will be encouraged to apply for a PhD student position in the team. Ultimately, the goal is to facilitate the development of effective treatments for AD.
- Completed second-cycle degree, completed courses of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits are from second-cycle courses, or largely equivalent knowledge acquired in some other way, in Sweden or abroad.
- Excellent written communication skills.
Other qualifications considered as merits:
Experience from cell biology work, experimental neuroscience, and/or other projects on neurodegenerative diseases.