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We are seeking a highly motivated and responsible individual to study allogeneic T cell immunology, GVHD and GVL following BMT.
Conducting in vitro and in vivo BMT/GVHD/immunology experiments
Conduct routine molecular biology techniques especially RNA isolation, qRT-PCR, cytotoxicity assays, cloning, gel electrophoresis, tissue culture, and flow cytometry
Assist with mouse colony maintenance
Assist other team members in their projects when needed
Collect, analyze, and process research data, reporting to the Principal Investigator or their designee
Work in collaboration with Principal Investigator or their designee on other projects as needed
Assist with lab ordering and administrative aspects
Assist with bio-safety, radiation safety and regulatory compliance with OSEH and various other agencies related to both animal and human subject research specimens
Assist with equipment maintenance
Participate in laboratory meetings
Responsible for accurate record keeping
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a scientific discipline or related health field
One year of laboratory experience in a research setting relevant to the position
Working knowledge of principles of molecular biology, microbiology, and immunology
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently and as a member of our team
Excellent attendance, ability to prioritize appropriately and exercise good judgment
Willing to work with mouse models and human samples
Compliance with University research policies and procedures
At least one year commitment to position
Previous experience with molecular biology techniques especially the manipulation of RNA, high-throughput sequencing, and bioinformatics
Previous research experience with in vitro tissue culture systems
Experimental work with mice and mouse tissues
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and proficiency or ability to learn EndNote reference manager, Graphpad data analysis software, and FlowJo flow cytometry analysis software
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