The Division of Pharmaceutical Biology, Pharmacenter of the University of Basel, is seeking a highly motivated and skilled PhD student with a keen interest in medicinal plant research.
PhD Student (Natural Products Lead Discovery)
Your position Collaboration in an interdisciplinary project aiming to assess the safety of herbal products for the treatment of nonpsychotic mental diseases during pregnancy. The project is a collaboration with the University Hospital of Zurich and the University of Freiburg i. Br. (Germany). You will focus on the biopharmaceutical and analytical aspects of the project involving microsomal incubations and analysis of metabolites before and after incubation with intestinal flora and liver microsomes. You will utilize our analytical platform combining on-line (PDA, ELSD, MS/MS) and off-line (microprobe NMR) spectroscopy for the identification of metabolites.
MSc degree or Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Biology
Interest in multi-disciplinary research
Good command of German and English
We offer you
A position in an international and highly productive research group
Involvement with interdisciplinary drug discovery projects