UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Research Fellow to join the Balda-Matter groups

21 October 2022

This position has closed.


Duties and responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities are to study tight junction-associated signalling mechanisms during ocular neovascularization, fibrosis and inflammation in vivo and in vitro. S(he) will be working with mouse and cell culture models of choroidal neovascularisation to identify the molecular and cellular mechanisms of novel drugs developed.

The position is funded by Moorfields Eye Hospital until 1 October 2023 in the first instance.  Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Key requirements

This position requires a PhD in Cell/Molecular/Developmental Biology, Biochemistry, or another related discipline.

The person appointed will have a UK personal Home Office animal licence, and experience in mouse eye injections and in vivo eye function assessment techniques.

The project also requires basic tissue culture and molecular cell biology (analysis of mouse eye tissue, protein and mRNA expression analysis, quantitative biochemical and cell-based assays, fluorescence microscopy).

Further details

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact m.balda@ucl.ac.uk.  

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please email hr.ioo@ucl.ac.uk.

Closing date

27 October 2022

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