Research Assistant – Guo Xue Project, Kobilka Institute of Innovative Drug Discovery (Ref.PR2024/055/01)

March 13, 2024

Job Description

About PI:

Dr. Guo is an Assistant Professor of the School of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen). She is also a principal investigator (PI) at the Kobilka Institute of Innovative Drug Discovery. Dr. Guo obtained her B.S. degree from Wuhan University and Ph.D. degree from Fudan University. During her post-doctoral training at Stanford University, she focused on a rare inherited disease, cystinosis, and received over $50k research fellowship from the Cystinosis Research Foundation. Dr Guo’s research interest centers on how disease-related proteins support normal physiology and how their malfunctions cause diseases. She approaches fundamental biological questions through a range of approaches from cell biology, biochemistry, structural biology and biophysics. Her first-authored papers have been published in Cell, Nature, and Nature Communications. Dr. Guo joined CUHK-Shenzhen in May, 2023. Her group is seeking highly motivated students and postdocs to study the interplay among membrane transport, signal transduction and human diseases.


Job description:

1. Actively assist postdocs and PI with experiments;

2. Assist PI with research-related duties;

3. Maintain lab equipment and supplies.



1. Bachelor’s degree or higher education background in biology, biomedicine, or related area;

2. Passion for scientific research, fast learner and high motivation to learn. Experience with molecular cloning and cell culture is preferred;

3. Good communication skills and be comfortable working independently and collaboratively;

4. Writing and speaking in English are preferred.


Application instruction:

Please send your CV, a personal statement, and a list of two references to .


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