Laboratory Helper

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7123045 (Ref:14673-en_US)

Posted: February 5, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Dr. Loning Fu's laboratory in the Section of Gastroenterology & Hepatology in the Department of Medicine is looking to temporarily hire a lab helper to support our research mission. the lab is seeking a motivated 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student, who is genuinely interested in biomedical research and has a long-term career goal in research or medicine, to join an active research team as a part-time student intern to study the role of circadian disruption in obesity, metabolic syndrome, and liver cancer.  

Job Duties

  • Helps bench and naimal studies in the lab to accelerate reach on the mechanism of obesity related liver cancer.
  • Conducts PCR genotyping.
  • Works on animal colony maintenance.
  • Performs mouse metabolic and cancer phenotype studies.
  • Works on animal data documentation.
  • Cleans, maintains, and organizes lab and instruments.
  • Washes, dries, and sterilizes lab glassware. 
  • Encourages to take a more active role in research project discussion, planning, data recording, and presentation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pursuing under graduate degree.
  • Be organized, prompt, self-motivated, teamwork, works well under pressure, multitasking.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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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