PhD Thesis "Development of DNA origami sensors and robots"

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PhD Thesis “Development of DNA origami sensors and robots” 

Despite the huge effort that is put into the development of novel diagnostic and therapeutic tools, human diseases such as infections and cancer represent still the major cause of death worldwide. Thus, radically new technologies and concepts have to be developed to face these open challenges. In the H2020 FETopen project MARA (Molecular Analytical Robotics Assays) we will develop and combine three radically novel technologies that will lead to substantial breakthroughs in science, medicine and industry and, as proof-of principle, use them to create a DNA-based molecular toolkit for the characterization of pathogens.
 
Description
  • Development of DNA origami structures and their evaluation in the laboratory
  • Development of a novel DNA-based molecular sensors and artificial enzymes
  • Generation and purification of surface antigens of bacterial pathogens for an aptamer library  
Candidate profile
  • Master in molecular biology or similar disciplines
  • Experience in at least two of the following areas:
    • DNA origami
    • Structure biology
    • Artificial enzymes
    • Primer/probe design
    • Protein purification

How to apply:
Please submit your application documents, including certificates, to
Maria Leonhard-Maurer, MSc, Head of Human Resources
jobline@ait.ac.at , +43 (0) 50550-2032
www.ait.ac.at

Contact detail


How to apply:
Send application to
Maria Leonhard-Maurer, MSc
Head of Human Resources
jobline@ait.ac.at, +43 (0) 50550-2032
www.ait.ac.at
 

Job profile


Working hours
Can be Full-Time or Part-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Austria (Wien)
Working place
1220 Wien
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences
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