The Yáñez-Muñoz lab is exploring the feasibility of using genome editing as a therapeutic option for the inherited disease ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T), with funding from Action for A-T (http://actionforat.org). Currently there is an opening for a Graduate Research Assistant who will use CRISPR genome editing technology for the correction of selected mutations in the ATM gene, initially in cell lines and subsequently in human haematopoietic stem cells. They will join a dynamic laboratory at Royal Holloway, University of London, with interests in gene repair, gene and cell therapy (see http://agctlab.org), part of the Centre of Gene and Cell Therapy (http://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/cgct).
Salary: £24,151 to £28,377 per annum – including London Allowance
Closing Date: Friday 26 April 2019
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