Junior Molecular Biologist job at International Potato Center

Vacancy title:
Junior Molecular Biologist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Research , Category: Science & Engineering ]

Jobs at:

International Potato Center

Deadline of this Job:
14 March 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, March 10, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• Agrobacterium genetic transformation and selection on appropriate media
• Molecular characterization of transgenic events by PCR, RTq-PCR, Southern blot, sequencing, and bioinformatics
• Perform bio-assays using artificial infection of potato plants with local strains in the biosafety glasshouse and other biosafety approved facilities.
• Plant care in the growth chambers, screen house and glasshouse
• Deliverables
• Agrobacterium genetic transformation and selection
• Molecular characterization of transgenic events.
• Conduct bio-assays.
• Final Report.

Selection Criteria
• Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology, biology, biochemistry, or plant pathology with strong skills in molecular biology.
• At least 1 year of experience.
• Experience in molecular and phenotypic characterization of transgenic plants preferably roots tubers or banana crops
• Highly proficient in English (both spoken and written).

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Go to International Potato Center on cgiar.zohorecruit.com to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 March 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 10-03-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-03-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-03-2065
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