For the project “Cultured Meat”, in collaboration with MosaMeat, B.V., we are looking to expand our team with a postdoctoral fellow versed in adipogenesis from stem cells or adipose tissue engineering. It is the purpose of the project to create fat tissue of sufficient maturity to serve as substrate for consumable meat. The tasks involve cell and tissue culture of adipose tissue towards functional, morphological and lipidomic optimization. Strategies towards optimization include cell selection, cell (co)culture, cell-biomaterial interaction and maturation approaches. The project will be carried out in a team with PhD student(s) and technician(s), supervised by the CSO or by a senior investigator.
For these tasks we are looking for a biological/biomedical researcher at postdoc level with knowledge and experience in adipogenesis and adipocyte cell biology in in vitro settings. As the project involves product development, the candidate needs to be comfortable with applied research in a mixed academic/company environment.
The project and position are initially for 1 year but with excellent prospects of extension to 3 years.
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