The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center seeks a candidate who has the ability to master a variety of cellular and molecular biology techniques, this is essential for this role, as are good organizational and communication skills, the ability to work within a team, flexibility, and responsibility. Under the guidance of the research team, the ideal candidate will also be expected to collect data, interpret experimental results, and synthesize findings within the larger context of the project(s). Your main responsibilities will consist of creating, maintaining, and validating a panel of 3D organoids from clinical specimens, xenograft tumors and genetically engineered mice with a focus in oral and esophageal carcinomas. In addition to helping the study team understand the mechanisms of tumor development, progression and therapy resistance, you will oversee mice procedures including breeding, genotyping, maintenance of colonies, and will perform a treatments via drinking water, food, gavage and injection of drugs, and the processing tissues for generating in vitro applications such as 3D organoids and primary cultures. You will also be responsible for creating and maintaining IACUC approved animal protocols as well as facilitating the day to day cellular and molecular biology laboratory operations.
Internal Number: 6119
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