Research Technician III - Molecular & Human Genetics - Rosenberg (90002296)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7088436 (Ref:9247-en_US)

Posted: November 4, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

Susan Rosenberg's lab in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics and Chris Amos' lab in the Department of Medicine are co-hiring a research technician who would examine the role of AsIII in Aquaporin induced genomic instability and potentially identify DNA damage hotspots. The Research Technician will work closely with Dr. Jun Xia, a recent K99/R00 pathway to independence awardee on this project. Will also work on a collaborative project aiming to dissect the functions of lung cancer risk alleles. The ideal candidate will have experience in cell culture and genomics, as well as excellent written communication, oral communication, and organization skills. 

Job Duties

  • Performs genomic analysis on deep sequencing data.
  • Runs samples on flow cytometry, analyzes data with FlowJo, and performs immunophenotyping by flow cytometry.
  • Harvests cell cultures, maintains cultures, and makes cell lines using CRISPR.
  • Documents and analyzes results using graphs and statistical tools. 
  • Presents results and progress to PI and lab members weekly.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment, and assists in the preparation of progress reports for grants.
  • Conducts literature searches and stays informed of the latest studies concerning DNA damage, cancer genomics and lung cancer epidemiology. 
  • Operates and maintains laboratory equipment.
  • Handles and performs experiments with bacterial cultures, human cell lines and occasionally mice.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • Genomics and bioinformatics experience.
  • Willingness to work with human cell lines, genomics (including but not limited to duplex sequencing, END-Seq), and high throughput functional screens.

 

 

 

 

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

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Job posting number:#7088436 (Ref:9247-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
Houston,Texas
United States
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