Applicants should have a bachelors (at least 2.1 or equivalent) or master’s degree in a biological subject (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biomedicine, Biological Chemistry, Molecular Biology). Practical experience working in a microbiolgy or molecular biology laboratory is highly desired but not essential.
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