Research Associate - DNA delivery / genome engineering (2 positions available)

United Kingdom
Feb 16, 2018
Apr 12, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Two post-doctoral positions in DNA delivery / genome engineering are available immediately at the cutting-edge Bristol Synthetic Biology Centre, BrisSynBio, a leading UK and international centre of excellence (

As part of a dynamic team, you will combine state-of-the-art CRISPR/Cas9-based genome engineering with cutting-edge gene delivery, biochemistry and imaging with to develop and roll-out next-generation technology for the treatment of genetic disease.

Experience with current gene editing tools (CRISPR/Cas9) and DNA recombineering methods (e.g. Gibson, redET, TR) is essential, knowledge of human dsDNA break repair (NHEJ, HR) and/or library-based in vitro selection/evolution techniques (e.g. ribosome display) is desirable.

Experience with eukaryotic tissue culture techniques is a definite plus. You will be based in the Berger (lead) laboratory in a highly collaborative setup including the Dillingham and Schaffitzel groups and GE Healthcare as industrial partner and sponsor. We are seeking to fill the posts asap.

For informal enquiries please contact; Imre Berger, +44 117 331 2147,, Mark Dillingham, +44 117 3312159, or Christiane Schaffitzel, +44 117 394 1869,

The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday the 12th of April 2018


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