University Research Assistant 1 Position

Deadline November 9, 2017


Minimum Qualifications:

-Graduate student of Biology or any related course

– PRC licensed or CSC eligible

– Willing to be trained

– Can work independently with minimal supervision

– Highly motivated


Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience in basic mammalian cell culture work (highly preferred)
  • Experience in basic molecular biology techniques



The qualified candidate will work on induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC). He/She will help develop a working protocol for iPSC maintenance and culture manipulation techniques for its endoderm induction. In specific the successful applicant will;

  1. Revive, maintain, and expand various lines of iPSCs
  2. Screen possible feeder cells, cell adhesion matrices, and media formulations for maintenance and endoderm induction.
  3. Perform marker analysis using some molecular biology techniques.
  4. Record and process experimental data.


Interested applicants may directly contact:


Ahmad Reza Mazahery Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 6

Institute of Biology

College of Science

University of the Philippines, Diliman