Essential Functions: Conduct and participate in research which includes investigating mechanisms of thoracic cancer recurrence, minimal residual disease, and treatment resistance including; dormancy, cancer stem cells, signaling, and plasticity.Manage the day to day activities of the group including; safety, regulatory compliance, equipment maintenance, training, ordering, finance and orientation of new lab members.Perform experiments that contribute to the ongoing projects of the group. Assist in the preparation of manuscripts for publication, conduct library searches as needed.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required for Research Assistant in biological science or related field.PhD required for Research Associate in biological science or related field.Experience with the following laboratory techniques is required: mammalian cell culture, organizing and plotting results, siRNA transient transfection, lentiviral infection for gene manipulation, flow cytometry, RNA isolation, qRT-PCR, western blotting, and basic procedures with laboratory mice.Experience with preparation and revision of animal protocols is advantageous. Prior experience in biomedical research, involving cancer biology
Internal Number: 76_208249
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