Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Investigate the immune microenvironment of ovarian and endometrial carcinosarcoma, and will involve human tissue, in vivo mouse models, three-dimensional organotypic, and primary cell models to perform translational research. Work collaboratively with the principal investigators, fellows, students and other research specialists.
Assists in organizing and managing the laboratory
Participates in writing reports and manuscripts
Works collaboratively with the team and collaborators
Assists in management of animal colony and animal experiments
Conducts periodic training for current and new members of the laboratory
Contributes to, and sometimes leads, the writing of academic papers, reports and final summaries
Collects, records, and analyzes data
Assists with planning, development, and execution of related clinical research.
Conducts literature reviews
Ensures compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates
Presenting research findings at staff meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences
Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents
Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator
Performs other related work as needed
Bachelor's degree in field relevant to the research (e.g., biology, cell biology, cancer biology)
At least two years of relevant research experience, including:
Molecular Biology techniques (i.e. quantitative real-time PCR, RNA and DNA isolation, transfection, infection, transformation, cloning)
Mouse in vivo models of cancer metastasis (i.e. intraperitoneal injections and dissections)
Transgenic mouse models (i.e. breeding and genotyping)
Experience with laboratory organization, ordering, safety compliance and protocol writing.
Collaboration and Independence
Attention to detail
Ability to stand for extended periods.
Cover Letter (preferred)
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