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Project Officer

The project officer will work on a project that investigates kindlins in cancer progression. Kindlins belong to a small family of FERM-containing cytoplasmic proteins that are crucial in cell migration, and recent studies demonstrated additional roles of these proteins in other cellular processes.

We will employ a range of techniques, including molecular, cell based, biophysical and animal studies to discover novel roles of kindlins in physiological and pathological processes.

The candidate should be familiar with basic molecular cell biology techniques, including PCR, immunoblotting, sub-cloning, mammalian cell culture and transfection.

The project officer will also assist in the day-to-day running of the lab.

Details of our team’s research can be found at:  
The appointment will commence in Jan 2017. 


Candidate should possess at least an Honours degree in Biological Sciences or related discipline. Candidate must be a good team player and possess good communication skills.

To have at least performed full-time honours degree research project. Details of the honours degree project completed should be provided in the application.

Application procedure

Interested applicants to submit a CV and a brief statement to Prof. Tan Suet-Mien by email ( ).

Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.