Research Associate, Molecular Oncology - Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
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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
- Quantitative and qualitative statistical analyses and tests
- Experience in analysis of mass spectrometry data
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