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Molecular - Cell Biology Scientist - Italy  

AXXAM (company)


Posted on : 22 March 2017

Project Description

  • We are currently seeking a talented and highly motivated scientist to strengthen our Research Team committed to the generation, improvement and functional application of cell-based assays for taste and olfactory receptors.
  • A degree in Molecular Biology or Cell Biology with a proven track record is ideal for this position.
  • A strong scientific curiosity is a must.

Experience is required in:
  • Molecular cloning (plasmid-based PCR and genomic PCR, restriction enzyme analysis) 
  • DNA sequence analysis (Vector NTI software) 
  • Preparation of plasmid DNA, genomic DNA and RNA 
  • Cell culture of immortalized and primary cell lines 
  • Stable and/or transient gene expression in mammalian cells 
  • Generation of clonal cell lines after transfection 
  • Use of reporter genes (luciferases) in mammalian cell lines 
  • Use of luminescence – fluorescence readers 
  • Microsoft Office programs Excel, Word, PowerPoint 

The following skills would be advantageous:
  • Ability to follow instructions closely with a critical alertness 
  • Spirit for working in autonomy 
  • Good spoken and written English 
  • Capacity to set-up and interpret scientific experiments 
  • Knowledge of Bioinformatics 
  • Good team player 
  • Habit to work with tight deadlines 

Equal opportunity employer
Our company  offers a stimulating work environment and a competitive salary.