Conduct experimental tests and procedures in a research laboratory using the techniques of biochemistry, microbiology, immunocytochemistry, and molecular biology with a particular focus on gene editing technology.
Execute experimental procedures using recombinant DNA techniques, including PCR, cloning, and construction of plasmids. Perform studies using various plasmids and viruses for the expression of transgenes in cell culture and animal models. Translate and interpret data and assist in the planning of data presentations.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.