Susan Rosenberg lab in the Molecular and Human Genetics department and Chris Amos lab in the Department of Medicine is co-hiring a research technician who would examine the role of AsIII in Aquaporin induced genomic instability and potentially identify DNA damage hotspots. The candidate will work closely with Dr. Jun Xia, a recent K99/R00 Pathway to Independence awardee on this project. The individual 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 excellent written, oral communication and organization skills.
- Runs samples on flow cytometry and analyzes data with FlowJo and perform immunophenotyping by flow cytometry.
- Harvests cell cultures and maintains cultures, make cell lines using CRISPR.
- Documents and analyze results using graphs and statistical tools.
- Presents results and progress to PI and lab members weekly.
- Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
- 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.
- Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
- No experience required.
- Hard working, organized, and motivated.
- Respectful, cooperative, and team worker.
- Willing to work with human cell lines and high throughput functional screens.
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