Essential Functions: Basic cancer research laboratory studying the role of extracellular proteases in tumor progression seeks qualified candidates for the position of Research Assistant. Two positions available starting in April/May 2020Participation in all aspects of the research process which encompass various standard molecular biology techniques including molecular cloning, PCR, and Western blotting Cell culture experiments including transfection and gene silencingMaintaining records of the experimental procedures and assisting in general laboratory management and organizationFor more information about our laboratory please visit https://pharmacology.med.wayne.edu/profile/ci3803
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree with a strong background in science is required. Some previous research experience strongly preferred. Ability to work independently and collaborativelyThis position is particularly well-suited for a recent college graduate interested in gaining first-hand experience in biomedical research for a couple of years prior to entering graduate or medical school.
Internal Number: 76_207947
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.