Reporting to the Principle Investigator and working with postdoctoral staff, the Technician B will provide support to a research laboratory in the Division of Hematology & Oncology.
Perform experimental assays and prepare solutions.
Perform molecular cloning, gene expression profiling, and live imaging with microscopes.
Purify DNA and RNA for the production of genetic manipulation and perform tail vein injections.
Perform molecular biology, biochemistry and cell biology on mouse and human bone marrow.
Perform routine histological techniques including blood smears and cytospins.
Keep laboratory records, and maintain and order lab supplies.
Assist with manuscript preparation.
Perform other related duties necessary to the functioning of the lab.
Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or physics or related science or equivalent in education, training and experience
Ability to learn independently, with attention to detail
Familiarity with laboratory experiments
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made
Participation in the medical surveillance program
Work with laboratory animals
Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 510402
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