Research Assistant, Cell-Matrix

Updated: about 13 hours ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 09 Jun 2021

Job Description

The Mechanobiology Institute is seeking to recruit a Research Assistant with enthusiasm for cellular imaging and interdisciplinary research and will be working with Dr. Tee Yee Han. Successful candidate will participate in projects that aim to understand the mechanism behind left-right patterning in cells and tissue, which is essential for understanding tissue homeostasis and has potential application in drug screening platform.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Cell culture assays: transfections, knockdown, immunofluorescence staining
  • Microfabrication, microcontact printing, stenciling
  • Microscopy: confocal, live-cell imaging and super-resolution microscopy
  • Assist in laboratory administrative tasks including procurement, reporting and laboratory safety

Additional Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience with deep-learning based image analysis and programming languages such as Python and MATLAB.
  • Experience with RNAseq analysis
  • Highly motivated and willing to learn


  • A Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, bioinformatics, computational biology or related disciplines
  • Fresh graduates are welcome; especially candidates with intention to pursue graduate studies in future

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Mechanobiology Institute
Department: Research

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