We are seeking a well-motivated research technician to support innovative projects aimed at optimising production of therapeutic antibodies by cultured cells. Recombinant antibodies offer some of the most effective targeted therapeutics for a wide range of diseases, such as arthritis and cancer. They are manufactured using cultured cell lines, but their production and secretion can be highly inefficient, limiting their availability to patients. In a collaborative project we will investigate new molecular approaches that are designed to improve the processing and secretion of expressed therapeutic transgenes. This will involve a systematic programme of synthetic bioengineering aimed at targeting translation towards transgenic products.
You will have an exciting opportunity to work in a creative academic environment on a strategically important project that will employ state-of-the-art cell, molecular and synthetic biology methods.
You will have experience in biochemical, molecular and cell biology techniques. You will gain understanding of high impact, cutting-edge research at the interface of academia and industry.
The post is full time and available until the 6 July 2020.
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