Advt No.3/2021 : Appointment of a Mouse Genome Engineering Facility Assistant on Contract Basis

The National Center for Biological Sciences & Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Bangalore Bio-Cluster Mouse Genome Engineering Facility is looking for a new Facility Assistant

Qualification & Experience:

BE/B.Tech/M.Pharma/Masters in any biological sciences with prior experience and expertise in molecular biology techniques. Prior experience in handling laboratory mice/rats, knowledge/experience in transgenic / knock out techniques and technologies is desirable. Excellent organization, recordkeeping, and English communication skills are essential.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Generate, isolate and purify recombinant DNA constructs for generating transgenic mice

  • Perform pronuclear microinjection, blastocyst injections, embryo transfers and survival surgeries

  • Colony management, post-surgical animal monitoring and care

  • Perform CRISPR-Cas9 targeted gene editing in mouse embryos

  • Coordinate and participate in the daily operations of the mouse genome engineering facility providing rederivation, In Vitro Fertilization, genotyping, Mouse sperm and embryo cryopreservation and breeding services

  • Accurate recording keeping as per Standard Operative Procedures.

  • Communicating project status and results with clients.

Pay Scale:

As per Govt. norms based on experience and qualification

Age limit: Below 35 years as on 01-01-2021

Last date to apply: 12-03-2021

How to apply: Please carefully read the instructions below:

Interested applicants may apply through email to enclosing:

Updated CV/resume AND a MANDATORY one-page COVER LETTER written by the candidate describing your background and the reason and interest for applying to this position. Please note that candidates applying without a proper cover letter will NOT be considered.

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