In the Goodridge Laboratory, part of the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute, Dr. Helen Goodridge and her team are focused on two areas: innate immunity and myelopoiesis. Specifically, the Goodridge Laboratory studies the production of immune cells by bone marrow stem cells, and the roles these cells play in protection from infection as well as in inflammatory diseases, cancer and aging. To learn more, please visit https://www.cedars-sinai.org/research/labs/goodridge.html .
The Goodridge Laboratory is currently seeking a Research Associate I (RAI) with an interest in immunology and stem cell biology to join the dynamic group!
As an RAI, you will help to achieve the lab's research goals by performing lab maintenance duties and assisting other lab members with their experiments. Typical duties include stocking, autoclaving, aliquoting, inventory management, equipment maintenance, database management, etc. You may also perform cell culture, experimental assays (e.g. ELISA, PCR, flow cytometry), animal husbandry, and colony management while ensuring observance of safety standards and procedures.
Maintenance of laboratory reagents and disposable stocks
Transportation, processing and logging of samples
Performance of administrative duties in the laboratory or in accordance with research projects
Maintenance of project records
Ordering of laboratory supplies and reagents
Assistance in performance of experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of one or more laboratory research projects
May be trained on-the-job in basic benchwork under close supervision of PI or other designated laboratory supervisor
Work efficiently and cooperatively with a team of faculty, research staff and students
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.