The Massie and Dev labs are seeking to recruit a talented and motivated Research Associate to join an exciting project exploring the use of novel epigenomic methods for improving cell free DNA (cfDNA) sensitivity and specificity in the early detection of cancer.
This project aims to compare multiple novel epigenomic methods utilising a broad library of clinical and pre-clinical samples.
A core objective of the project is to compare multiple epigenomic wet and dry lab techniques in order to take the best performing forward for further investigation.
The successful applicants will work closely together but also within the wider Massie / Dev labs and their respective research environments (Early Cancer Institute).
The project will initially focus on the use of enzymatic conversion for DNA methylation analysis, combined with targeted sequencing methods.
Informal enquiries may be made to Harveer Dev,
Fixed-term : The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a security check.
Closing Date : 30 August 2022
Interview Date : TBC
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