Research Associate, Molecular Oncology - Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Washington D.C.
Dec 07, 2016
May 11, 2017
Analyst, Research
Healthcare, Research
Full Time

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Research Associate- Molecular Oncology

TheResearch Associatewill strengthen the ongoing effort to establish strong biochemistry component to childhood cancer research. Duties include but are not limited to;

  • Purifying proteins using AKTA-Explorer and AKTA-Prime equipment. This includes running the gels and testing the function of purified proteins in various biochemical assays.
  • Establishing bacterial or eurkaryotic cultures as sources for the purification of protein.
  • Managing the plasmid and bacteria stock libraries in the lab.
  • Preparing stocks of plasmid and bacterial reagents and properly logging these reagents. Organization of the freezer so that materials are accessible.
  • Maintaining equipment for protein purification, keeping track of cleaning logs, and arranging periodic servicing.
  • Presenting their data and assistance with preparation of grants and manuscripts. Good knowledge of English is important.


  • Master's degree in Biology/Biochemistry or related field
  • At least one year of relevant experience in molecular biology/biochemistry,mass spectrometryand mass spectrometry data analysis is required
  • Expertise in developing biochemistry-based techniques
  • Experience in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in addition to Mass Spectrometry
  • Good communication skills, strong verbal and written communications skills, and ability to multi-task

Preferred Requirements:

  • Quantitative and qualitative statistical analyses and tests
  • Experience in analysis of mass spectrometry data

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