Summary of Position: The scholar will participate in a precision medicine research project involving evaluation of long non-coding RNA and their roles in anti-cancer agent sensitivity. Specifically, he/she will design and perform functional experiments in the laboratory. The scholar is expected to work in a team environment with responsibility to his/her own projects and assisting with other ongoing lab projects. He/she will present findings at our weekly laboratory meetings, and at national/international meetings as appropriate. He/she will also be expected to draft manuscripts and oversee their publication in scientific journals. Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
70% Experimental validation Design and perform wet lab experiment with the help of other post-doc scholar and lab technician
30% Data presentation Summary experimental findings and present them to the lab and in other platform. Draft manuscript and grant application
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in genetics, bioinformatics, pharmacology, cancer biology, cellular and molecular biology or biochemistry or other relevant fields Extensive experience in molecular biology and cell biology Mammalian cell culture, PCR, cloning, Western blotting, etc. Experimental design and data analysis Lab data collection and analysis Manuscript preparation Data presentation
Preferred Qualifications: Biostatistics and bioinformatics Programming languages, such as R, Linux, Bash, etc.
Internal Number: 333033
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