Postdoc position in genome engineering and stem cell biology

Genome Institute of Singapore
Job Location
60 Biopolis Street
Genome Building
Singapore 138672
Job Description

The laboratory of Asst Prof Meng How Tan has an opening for a postdoctoral position in genome engineering and stem cell biology. The postdoc will primarily be involved in developing and implementing cutting edge genome editing technologies, such as the CRISPR-Cas9 system. We are currently using the CRISPR system to perturb and study genetic regulatory networks in pluripotent stem cells and during their differentiation into various cell lineages. In addition, we will be applying high throughput CRISPR-based screens to various biomedical and biotechnological applications.


The successful candidate should have a PhD in the biological sciences, is comfortable with genomics, and should ideally have some experience with genome editing. In addition, all postdoctoral candidates should have at least one first-author publication in a reputed journal and have demonstrated the ability to work well in a team. We also expect our lab members to be ambitious, self-motivated, and dedicated.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a detailed CV to Asst Prof Meng How Tan (mh.tan at and a statement of why you are interested in joining our laboratory. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit three reference letters at a later date.

About Our Organization

The Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) is Singapore’s flagship program for genomic sciences; it houses integrated teams of geneticists, computational biologists, developmental biologists, and functional genomicists who use traditional and massively parallel technologies to address molecular questions of medical importance.

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