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Job Posting: Vancouver Prostate Centre with Dr. Mads Daugaard PhD opportunity

January 31, 2014
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The Vancouver Prostate Centre has an exceptional opportunity available for a PhD student to join our research team.

The PhD student will work under the supervision of Dr. Mads Daugaard. Working within a world-class multi-disciplinary team, in close collaboration with experimental labs, the student will be involved with research projects such as “Reactive oxygen species in tumour progression” and “Targeting the cancer glycome using recombinant proteins”.

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, and/ or glycobiology. Knowledge of protein chemistry, protein interaction analysis, immune-based assays (immunoblotting, immunoprecipitation, ELISA), basic cell biology and molecular biology techniques such as cell culturing, cell transfection, and cDNA cloning will be beneficial.

Familiarity with animal work and practical experience with experimental biology will be considered an asset.

Other qualifications include excellent written/verbal communication skills, organizational skills and the demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

To apply for this position, please forward a current CV and covering letter via e-mail to Dianna Harris, Administrative Manager at dharris@prostatecentre.com by February 28, 2014. No telephone calls or drop-in inquiries accepted. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

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