research associate discovery - lead characterisation in Zwijnaarde

Zwijnaarde, Oost-Vlaanderen
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The Lead Characterisation Unit within the Discovery department of this firm located in the region of Ghent, is looking for Research Associates to help in the generation of research tools and or the screening, characterisation and understanding of the function of Nanobody lead drug candidates for various therapeutic applications. You will be working on multiple projects as a member of one of 2 skill teams: Biochemical Screening or Cell Based Solutions. Your job will include one or more of following responsibilities depending on the skill team that you will join: You will use mammalian cell culture technologies including cell line generation, maintenance & quality control of cell lines (expression of target antigen,...) You perform flow cytometry experiments You perform cell-based assays (e.g. cell proliferation, ligand binding, cell signaling) You perform biochemical assays such ELISA, AlphaScreen, SPR and BLI Generic responsibilities: You will be involved in data analysis and prepare written reports of your results You will communicate results and observations to the team You will actively contribute to project-oriented teams


Requirements: Degree of Laboratory Technician (A1), Industrial Engineer, Bachelor or Master in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or equivalent Solid analytical and problem solving skills A pro-active approach and high sense for quality, accuracy and detail A team-oriented attitude, flexibility, enthusiasm and ability to work independently Ability to report and discuss experimental design and data in English Experience in one or more of the above mentioned responsibilities is an asset Are you interested in this job? Send your CV in English, including a paragraph specifying the technical expertise you have to
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