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Research Associate - New roles for RNA modification

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral position in the laboratory of Professor Eric Miska. We are looking for an outstanding individual to lead a research project to uncover the role of RNA modification in human development, physiology and disease using molecular genetics techniques. Substantial prior experience with RNA biology and developmental biology is essential. We are particularly interested in applicants who have prior experience with the biology of poly(A) binding proteins. Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant subject. For more information about the group, please visit:

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available until 30 March 2020 in the first instance.

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