Applicants with a background in science, including health sciences (e.g. pharmacy) and other applied sciences are suitable to apply. Desirable (non-essential) candidate characteristics include: An understanding of cell biology, and the processes involved in gene expression, Experience with cell culture, Western blotting, flow cytometry and/or imaging, Formulation experience, in particular the development of liposomal formulations and means to stabilize these for in vivo applications, Candidates do not need to meet all of the above characteristics to apply.
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