This position will work with Dr. Sabine Brouxhon and her research team on cancer research. Preferred candidates will have knowledge of cancer cell biology, molecular and cellular techniques [IB, qRT-PCR, IF, IHC, ELISAs, flow cytometry (cell sorting, staining, use of FloJo software etc)], and be fully competent in both the isolation of patient-derived cells from tumors and normal tissues, as well as testing of drugs/antibodies in 3D culture platforms (e.g. spheroids/ organoids). Experience with cancer xenografts (e.g. subcutaneous, mammary fat pad or other orthotopic models, PDXs etc) Ability to direct and supervise lab assistants, students, postdoctoral fellow (MDs/PhD.s) in experiments and experimental design. Interpersonal skills to interact and collaborate effectively with scientists, vendors, co-workers, faculty, etc.
MS Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, database applications (eg, Excel, Prism, FlowJo, Living Image).
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
PhD & least 5 years of experience in cancer cell biology, molecular/cellular techniques, cancer xenografts, cell-based assays (cell death/viability, proliferation, migration/invasion), 3D organoids.
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