Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Position Type : Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven individual who has experience and skills in bacteriology (media preparation, buffers, cultures, bacterial counts), molecular biology and bacterial genetics techniques (DNA/RNA preparation, PCR, DNA restriction and plasmid construction, electroporation, mutagenesis), biochemistry (isolation of recombinant proteins), immunology (Western blot, immunofluorescence, ELISA), and cell cultures.
Candidate will work in a supportive small laboratory dedicated to studying the role of specific Salmonella virulence factors on pathogenic mechanisms such as bacterial adhesion, invasion and interactions with host innate immune responses.
The successful candidate will learn and/or be able to work independently in assisting in planning and carrying out experimentation with proper experimental controls, troubleshooting and redesigning experiments, as needed.
Internal Number: 45257
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