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Radiation Oncology's Cancer Biology Division has an open Research Lab
Technician position to meet the needs of an established research lab.
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Cell isolation and culture (human and mouse, primary and cell lines),
Biochemical assays (PCR, qPCR, immunoblot, flow cytometry, etc). In
addition, the candidate is expected to be responsible for general lab
maintenance (ordering supplies, preparing stock solutions, dish washing, data
organization, maintaining a lab notebook). The candidate is expected to
participate in the generation of hypotheses using data interpretations,
generating graphs, and critical appraisal of the literature. Participation in
weekly lab meetings for discussion of acquired results and planning of future
experiments is required to function in the research program.
High school diploma or Associate's degree and 1year of experience.
Bachelors with an emphasis in biological science with course work in biology,
biochemistry, cell/molecular biology is preferred.
Must have good organizational and communication skills.
Must be highly motivated, self-directed, intelligent, meticulous and hard
Established skills and record of productive research in several common basic
biochemical assays (PCR, qPCR, immunoblot, tissue culture, etc).
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