We are seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to join a team developing cancer therapeutics in the Cancer Immunobiology department at our Immuno-Oncology Research and Development Center of Excellence in New York City. Do you have a basic knowledge of cancer immunology with prior academic and/or industry experience? You primary responsibility is to provide support for the discovery and development of novel cancer immunotherapeutic molecules. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team setting are required.
Additional responsibilities may include:
Assist to characterize the mechanism of action of novel cancer immunotherapies
Contribute to the validation of novel targets by running functional in vitro studies using primary and non-primary cells
Isolate T cells and other immune cell types from human blood
Cell based immunological and functional assays: immunophenotyping by flow cytometry, T cell activation, T cell tumor killing, NK cell activation, reporter assays, signaling assays, proliferation, cytokine production
Protein analysis: SDS-PAGE, immunoblot, immunoprecipitation, ELISA
Maintain a detailed and organized lab notebook
Laboratory maintenance: inventory, purchasing, reagent preparation, etc.
Provide written and verbal communication of work, write study reports
Attend and contribute in project team meetings
Internal Number: 52178
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