Research Assistant

Job Description

We are looking to appoint a Research Assistant to join the research group led by Dr Matt Towers.
The successful applicant will provide support for a BBSRC-funded project investigating how cells in the developing chick wing ‘know’ their positions so that they can use this information to develop into the different skeletal elements (humerus, radius/ulna and digits). This project directly follows on from our recent work in which we developed a powerful chick wing tissue explant system.

Applicants must have a BSc or MSc (or equivalent experience) in a relevant biological discipline
such as Developmental Biology. Experience in ex vivo techniques, flow cytometry and Light-sheet microscopy are also essential.

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