Research Assistant II - Cancer Metabolism - Molecular & Human Genetics - Yun (90008526)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7087505 (Ref:8977-en_US)

Posted: October 20, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


This role's primary responsibility will be carrying out studies involving mouse experiments including survival surgery, and administrating drugs in mouse via IV, IP or gavaging and various molecular and cellular works by working independently and working together with PI and postdoctal associates. The candidate should have the ability to interpret and analyze data at a basic level and learn quickly to become more independent as time goes on. The area of research is to understand the interrelationship between diet, microbiome, and cancer metabolism.

Job Duties

  • Performs many molecular, biochemical and cellular experiments, and analyzes the data independently.
  • Confers with Principal Investigator (PI) and other lab members to plan and execute complex experiments.
  • Maintains necessary inventory of supplies and reagents required for experiments.
  • Accurately documents experiments to ensure that work can be replicated by others. Collects, analyzes, compiles, interprets and evaluates research results and reports progress to PI.
  • Teaches some experimental techniques to rotation students, summer undergraduate students, etc. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or a related field. 
  • Three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • 3 years of full-time research experiences after BA degree can be substituted for a Master's degree.
  • Basic molecular and cell culture research experience.
  • Knowledge of basic concepts of biology and genetics. 
  • Experience with mice, organoids and immunology are preferred, but not required.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7087505 (Ref:8977-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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