1) The Research Technologist will work on research related to cancer genetics and inherited predisposition to cancer.Â
2) The laboratory research focuses on understanding the role of germline genetics in individuals with a familial predisposition to hematologic malignancies and how these families can help our understanding of sporadic disease.Â
3) The position requires the ability to perform tasks independently and with minimal supervision.
4) Collaborations with other laboratories and investigators within the Section and Department are routine.
5) Perform laboratory techniques such as RNA and DNA extractions, real time PCR, genotyping, immunoblotting, siRNA, point mutation, cell culture and other in vitro cell based assays.
6) Maintenance of mouse colony including maintaining breeding pairs; timed matings; analysis of embryos.
7) Collate and analyze data.Â
8) Maintain accurate, up-to-date and well-documented records of procedures performed and data generated.Â
9) Summarize results and assist in interpreting findings including analysis of DNA sequencing.Â
10) Collect and process clinical samples. Â
1) Must have good working knowledge of basic biochemistry, molecular biology and computer skills.
2) Knowledge of genetics is a plus.Â
3) Attention to detail, strong oral written communication skills, and ability to perform multiple tasks.
1) Bachelor's degree in Biology, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology, Medical Technology, Biochemistry or related discipline
1)1-2 years of laboratory experience
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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