Scientific officer -
Biopharming Research Unit (BRU)
The Biopharming Research Unit (BRU) in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at UCT has embarked on a two year project to produce Human papillomavirus (HPV) virus-like particle (VLP) vaccines in plants. This project will allow us to establish the necessary background parameters and requirements for optimisation of transient expression of HPV VLPs in tobacco plants. Additionally the project will also focus on developing simple purification methods for HPV VLPs.
The BRU in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology invites applications for this temporary post, available from 15th January 2014. The contract post will be for one year renewable for another year.
Closing date for applications: 30 November 2013
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