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Synthetic Biosystems

Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist (Bioinformatics)

Reference Number: IBN180814/R/WS

Responsibilities
  • We are seeking a highly skilled and versatile bioinformatics researcher. The candidate will work with a team of scientists engaged in stem cell and tissue engineering research. Duties include but are not limited to: - Analysis of large molecular datasets such as microarray, genomic sequence, and proteomics- Problem analysis and establishment of effective computational strategies- Manipulation of publicly accessible, commercial, or proprietary genomic and proteomic databases- Creation of novel computational approaches, analytical tools, and databases as required by research goals- Development of a database of highly related sequences from NGS data- Assisting laboratory research when required
Requirements
  • A PhD in Bioinformatics or related discipline
  • Experience in analyzing gene expression data from microarrays and RNA sequencing
  • Experience in analyzing NGS data
  • Fluent with R/Bioconductor, SQL, and Perl or Python
  • Track record of analyzing data and building networks for systems biology
  • Good communications skills and a team player
  • Desirable attributes: self-motivated, organized, meticulous, efficient and flexible




Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist (Antibody and Protein Engineering; Immunotherapy)

Reference Number: IBN240317/R/WS

Responsibilities
  • Work on projects that require antibody or protein engineering for diagnostic or therapeutic applications
  • Research scope includes development of novel biosensors for rapid tests and screening platforms for facilitating drug discovery
  • Work within a team on various projects
  • This is a challenging position that encourages multidisciplinary research and creativity in problem solving
Requirements
  • A PhD in biochemistry or related fields
  • Strong background in protein engineering, expression and characterization
  • Experience with monoclonal antibody production and various in vitro display technologies desirable
  • Skilled in various immunoassays including ELISA, Western Blotting, immunohistochemistry and SPR
  • Background in immunology and preclinical development of immunotherapy preferable
  • Good communications skills and a team player
  • Desirable attributes: self-motivated, organized, meticulous, efficient and flexible




Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist (Synthetic Biosystems)

Reference Number: IBN240517/R/HY

Responsibilities
  • Perform hepatotoxicity studies using in vitro 2D and 3D cell-based models related to pharmaceutical compounds, environmental and industry chemicals
  • Identify novel biomarkers for hepatotoxicants using transcriptome analysis
  • Manage industry related projects
Requirements
  • Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Toxicology or similar fields from highly reputable universities or institutes
  • Basic knowledge and experience with cell biology or molecular biology required
  • Experience and interest in toxicology and transcriptome analysis preferred
  • Experience with at least one programming software, such as R, Python or Matlab, preferred
  • Interdisciplinary work experience
  • Good project management skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player and willing to learn




Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist (Microfluidics)

Reference Number: IBN230617/R/DZ

Responsibilities
  • Organs-on-chips
Requirements
  • PhD
  • Experience in cultivating human primary cells and organ-specific cell models
  • Proficient in analyzing cellular signaling pathways and mechanisms of toxicity
  • Experience in handling microfluidic systems; imaging and image analysis; HPLC preferred




Lab Officer/Senior Lab Officer (High-Throughput Screening)

Reference Number: IBN230617/R/DZ2

Responsibilities
  • Compound safety screening
Requirements
  • B. Sc. or M. Sc. Degree
  • Proficient in cell culture
  • Proficient in routine cell biology techniques (qPCR, Western blotting)
  • Experience in imaging and image analysis preferred




Lab Officer/Senior Lab Officer (Bioinformatics Analysis)

Reference Number: IBN230617/R/DZGB

Responsibilities
  • Join a growing team to develop novel analyses of biological data, in particular, but not limited to, the analysis of cell-based datasets acquired using High Content Imaging instruments. You should have strong analytical skills and show a passion for processing and mining data. In this role, you will have the opportunity to face novel problems, learn about biological systems and instruments used in biomedical research, and make novel scientific contributions. You will also be part of a dynamic research group/institute, which aims to develop new technologies to improve people’s lives.
Requirements
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. Degree
  • Strong aptitude for summarizing data and generating reports and graphical representation of the data
  • Computational analysis of multi-parametric datasets. Ideally, you already have a strong background in math and statistics, and some experience with: Data reduction, Machine learning (supervised and unsupervised, including neural nets for image recognition), Image processing/image vision, Distributed data processing
  • You should know how to program (or have a demonstrated ability to learn to program) in the following languages: [R], Python, C++, Linux Bash/Shell, Java, GPU programming (CUDA, PyCUDA, [R] libraries), Javascript/HTMLS
  • You should be well organized and apply best coding and documentation practices
  • You should also have some knowledge of development practices, such as usage of SVN or GIT, test and production environments, etc.
  • You should be highly motivated to learn new skills and expand your horizons to different types of analyses and datasets
  • You should be able to work independently, review the literature and implement/expand published methodologies
  • Finally, you should be excited about biomedical research




Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist (Cell Biology)

Reference Number: IBN240717/R/ZY

Responsibilities
  • Scalable expansion of human stem cells and primary cells using novel synthesized materials
  • Characterize cultured cells via different evaluation tools and provide holistic feedback about materials involved
  • Develop new translatable applications of novel materials in the biology and medical areas
  • Provide scientific and logistic support to related projects in the group
Requirements
  • Highly motivated candidates with Ph.D. degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology or Biomedical Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in biology, molecular biology or cell biology
  • Expertise in cell culture for human embryonic, mesenchymal and induced pluripotent stem cells and proficiency in maintaining cancer cell lines and primary cells
  • Experience with microscope imaging and laboratory animal study is preferred
  • Interest in biology and medical areas related to synthetic substrates for cell expansion
  • Persistent, meticulous and good team player with excellent communication skill




Lab Officer/Senior Lab Officer (Antibody and Protein Engineering)

Reference Number: IBN160817/R/WS

Responsibilities
  • Work on projects that require antibody or protein engineering for diagnostic or therapeutic applications
  • Research scope includes development of novel biosensors for rapid tests and screening platforms for facilitating drug discovery
  • Work within a team on various projects
  • This is a challenging position that encourages multidisciplinary research and creativity in problem solving
Requirements
  • Practical experience in molecular cloning or protein expression and characterization
  • Experience with monoclonal antibody production and various immunoassays desirable
  • Experience in diagnostic or therapeutic development preferable
  • Good communications skills and a team player
  • Desirable attributes: self-motivated, organized, meticulous, efficient and flexible




Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist (Cellular Microenvironment)

Reference Number: IBN30082017/R/AW1

Responsibilities
  • Evaluation of normal/cancer cell phenotype and behaviour in response to different tailored microenvironments (nanotopography, 3D scaffolds), and probing the mechanistic basis for these behaviours. Changes in the stemness phenotype is of special interest.
  • Perform studies with normal/cancer cells in the development of novel cell substrates with potential for commercialization.
Requirements
  • PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology, Bioengineering, or related fields
  • Competent in cell and molecular biology techniques, e.g. RT-PCR, Western blotting, gene microarray
  • Working knowledge and understanding of cell and extracellular matrix biology
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment




Lab Officer/Senior Lab Officer (Stem Cell)

Reference Number: IBN30082017/R/AW2

Responsibilities
  • The candidate will be involved in the development of an in vitro 3D/2D cardiomyocyte model for cardiotoxicity testing. The research will involve reprogramming of fibroblasts to induced pluripotent stem cells, differentiation of the stem cells to cardiomyocytes, and drug testing using the model. This project entails collaboration with other groups in the institute and clinical collaborators, with the end goal of realizing personalized medicine to improve patients’ lives.
Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Life Science, Bioengineering, or related disciplines
  • Knowledge and skills in cell and molecular biology
  • Good team player, with the ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment




 

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Combinatorial Evolution of Fast-Conducting Highly Selective K+- Channels via Modularly Tunable Directional Assembly of Crown Ethers
Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2017)
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Molecular Characterization of Circulating Colorectal Tumor Cells Defines Genetic Signatures for Individualized Cancer Care
Oncotarget, (2017)
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Metformin Inhibits Cellular Proliferation and Bioenergetics in Colorectal Cancer Patient-Derived Xenografts
Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, (2017)
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