Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Responsibilities: Justin Hwang is currently investigating the genetic and epigenetic re-programing events associated with aggressive tumors including lethal prostate, breast and brain cancers. His goals are to credential and mechanistically examine the role of several novel target genes in cell lines and patient tissue. The researcher will work with Justin Hwang to examine how tumor regulatory genes mechanistically promote tumor progression or drug resistance in pre-clinical models. The responsibilities are indicated:
50% Design and perform experiments for projects. -Strategically plan day to day experimental plans. -Maintain the health of experimental cell models. -Examine behavior of cells based on molecular biology techniques. -Prepare and organize wet-lab materials related to projects.
30% Interpret and organization analysis for projects -Document and organize data and results. -Interpret results from analysis and articulate these findings to colleagues. -Prepare figures for manuscripts and maintain expertise in the relevant research. -Communicate and meet with Dr. Justin Hwang.
10% Assist in preparing manuscripts, progress reports, abstracts.
10% Present data at lab meetings.
Required Qualifications -BA/BS and 1 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience to total 5 years. -Experienced with cell culture, lentiviral use or other cell transduction techniques. -Experienced in performing standard techniques to assay protein, DNA or RNA profiles. -Experienced with bacteria culture and basic plasmid isolation. -Ability to analyze and interpret results to form hypothesis and communicate results. -Willing to learn additional technology critical to the lab. -Will take exceptional records of experiments and procedures.
Preferred qualifications. -Worked with cancer cell lines. -Familiar with CRISPR-CAS9 technology. -Has experiences in large-scale proteomic, RNA-seq or ChIP-seq experiments. -Worked with pharmacological inhibitors in cells. -Had publications on related projects.
Internal Number: 338270
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