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You will contribute to the breast cancer research performed in the Bakker group, investigating the mechanisms through which R-spondins drive breast tumor development. You will be responsible for mouse breeding, maintenance, monitoring and experiments. This will be combined with a broad range of molecular and cellular techniques, including cloning, PCR, flow cytometry, 2D and 3D cell culture and confocal/live imaging.
You hold a BaSc, BSc or MSc degree in Life Sciences/Biology or related field. You have a permit (article 9/12/13) and experience to work with mice, or otherwise the willingness to obtain a permit and perform preclinical mouse experiments. You should be familiar with standard molecular, cellular and biochemical assays and have a flexible and dedicated work mentality.
This is a fulltime position (or part-time minimally 32 hrs/week) for an initial 1 year, with an expected extension of another 2 years.