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Research Assistant - Telomere Biology (Cancer Science Institute, NUS)

Date: 15-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


(Telomere Biology)


We are seeking a highly-motivated candidate for a research asssistant position available in the Kappei Lab at the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore. Our young and international team addresses research questions on nucleic acid-protein interactions with quantitative mass spectrometry, cell biological and genetic approaches applied to cancer research. Specifically, the successful candidate will be actively involved in a research project investigating how telomere-binding proteins mechanistically impact telomere homeostasis in cancer. This project will span a variety of experimental approaches, e.g. gene editing of cancer cell lines, expression analysis of mRNA and protein, mouse genetics as well as various mass spectrometry-based approaches to study DNA-protein and protein-protein interactions. Overall, the research assistant will support the research team in terms of research as well as laboratory and administrative needs. 




•    Degree in life sciences or equivalent; fresh graduates are welcome to apply
•    Excellent communication skills and good team spirit
•    Fluent in spoken and written English
•    Outstanding organizational skills


Practical experience with proteomics research, molecular biology techniques and mouse handling are an added advantage but not a requirement.


Applications should include in a single PDF a 1-page cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates of qualifications and the names and contact information of at least 2 professional references. Please send applications with the reference “Research Assistant DK Lab” to: 


Dr. Dennis Kappei
Principal Investigator
CSI Singapore
Email: dennis.kappei[at]


Further information on the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore as well as working at CSI can be found on our website:

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