Lab technician

be: Lab technician [Duties: You will work in a young and dynamic research team which is part of the VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology ( www.vib.be) . This project is in the framework of a collaboration with the company StixFresh , with the aim to reduce food waste. You will contribute to the development and characterization of formulations that prevent fungal growth on various types of fruit; You have a strong interest in microbiology; You can work independently but within a small team; You are responsible for the preparation of growth media, fungal cultures and preferentially basic knowledge of molecular biology techniques such as isolation of DNA and RNA, PCR amplification, cloning and DNA electrophoresis; You are responsible for updating our various databases a...] / Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB); Ghent, Flanders, Belgium