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Synthetic Biology/Molecular Microbiology Internship at CC Bio

Postgraduate internship with a precision microbiome editing company harnessing SynBio. The role will be Cambridge based with the possibility of visiting our offices in London. No salary, but CC Bio are keen for the candidate to become a valued member of the team.
As CC Bio continues to grow, one key objective is to explore how best to harness synthetic and systems biology to deliver our novel therapeutics.

Candidate Requirements:

The successful candidate will have postgraduate qualification in synthetic biology or molecular microbiology. The candidate must be comfortable with basic DNA manipulation techniques, including standard DNA assembly methods (Gibson, SLIC etc.), experience with basic molecular biological procedures including PCR, DNA extraction, plasmid preparation, SDS-PAGE, recombinant protein extraction. Additionally, the candidate must have an ability to independently curate literature and design experiments in an autonomous fashion.

The role will be Cambridge based with the possibility of visiting our offices in London. CC Bio are keen for the candidate to become a valued member of the team.

Desirable:

An interest in bioinformatics and systems biology would be desirable and will aid integration of the intern into the CC Bio ecosphere. Experience working in metabolomics, RNA seq and DNA sequence preparation is also desirable but not necessary. The candidate will be working with both aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms: some experience culturing both is desired.
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