Research Associate for Population Sciences, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Georgetown Unive

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 13, 2017
Closes
Sep 19, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
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Research Associate for Population Sciences, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) clinicians are dedicated to providing the best professional care, delivered with compassion, for all patients. Lombardi's internationally-renowned physicians treat virtually every type of cancer, including breast, lung, colorectal, prostate, head and neck, and cancers of the blood. Along with cutting-edge cancer care, we offer a program of innovative clinical trials and a full range of supportive care services to improve our patients' health and quality of life. 

The Research Associate supports an National Cancer Institute-sponsored research project on DNA damages as biomarkers in cancer development and its prevention. S/he collaborates with several LCCC cores, such as the animal facility, Proteomics, and histology. The Research Associate has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Works with tissues from animal bioassays and cultured cells for DNA isolation.
  • Performs LC-MS assay for detecting DNA damages.
  • Works with antibodies to detect DNA adduct in tissues and cells.

 Requirements

  • PhD in bio-analytical and bio-organic chemistry or an experienced MS as equivalent.
  • 1 year of relevant experience in operating computer-based chemical analysis instruments and general laboratory functions
  • Experiences in applying LC/MS using biological samples
  • Strong chemistry background with some training in molecular and cellular biology.
  • Expertise in DNA isolation and processing and familiar with LC-MS spectrometer
  • Preference for skills in cell culture and molecular biology techniques

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