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Laboratory Executive(Cancer Science Institute)

Date: 03-Jan-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


Laboratory Executive/Research Assistant - Prof. Yoshiaki Ito’s Lab (Cancer Science Institute of Singapore)


To provide support to the Principal Investigator and his team in research projects and maintenance of laboratory inventory and administration.


Research duties and responsibilities will include:



  • Primarily assist with mouse maintenance and experiments (including genotyping, dissection, tissue sectioning and immunohistochemistry)
  • To carry out assigned molecular and cell biology experiments i.e. gene cloning, transfection and RNA and protein extraction.
  • To assist with cell culture and immunoprecipitation (IP) experiments.



  • Responsible for maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Keeping records of experiments and protocols
  • Ensure laboratory safety and regulatory compliance
  • Assist with laboratory inventory and procurement when required



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or similar fields, preferably with Honours
  • Proficiency in the field of molecular and cellular biology including molecular cloning, RNA/protein extraction, real-time PCR, western blotting and cell culture
  • Prior experience in a molecular biology laboratory and experience with immunofluorescence technique highly preferred
  • Highly motivated individual with an inquisitive mind and strong analytical, technical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent command of English
  • Team player with good and effective communication skills


Applications should include a cover letter, full curriculum vitae and contact information of 2 referees and send them to April Chan (aprilchy@nus.edu.sg).


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