Masterthesis Advance Cell Culture Thechnologies (all genders)

Posted 19 Jun 2020

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 207632

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The Advanced Cell Culture Technologies group at our company are seeking a student interested in undertaking a biotechnology-focused multidisciplinary Masters project. The student should come from either a primary biology-based background, willing to learn some chemistry, or vice-versa. The project will focus on testing the functionality of potential new cell culture media components, being derivatives of a hydrophobic molecule with enhanced aqueous solubility.

 

The project will involve several of the following:

  • Culturing cells in suspension, and cryopreservation of cells
  • Testing of cellular properties to quantify success of culture conditions
  • Preparation of samples for analytic chemical testing
  • Spectroscopic analytic measurements and Data analysis
  • Development and application of a qPCR method for virus testing

 

The student will receive training in all laboratory techniques, and is expected to have background in the following:

  • Accurate recording of scientific methodology and data
  • Knowledge of the fundamental theory in organic chemistry and cell biology
  • Scientific writing in English
  • Use of basic Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

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