Working under the direction of Dr. Fekadu Kassie, the Research Assistant will be responsible for handling research projects focused on preclinical development of chemopreventive agents against lung cancer. Specific projects include in vitro and in vivo studies to determine the chemopreventative/therapeutic activities of various naturally occurring and synthetic compounds, identify the mechanism of action and assess the safety/toxicity of the agents.
The Research Assistant will be expected to interpret complex data and advise principal investigator and others on research techniques, procedures and experimental results; helps in the preparation of manuscripts and presentation at conferences and manage the day-to-day activities of the lab including ordering consumables required by the lab.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required Qualifications: BA/BS and 1 year of related experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience to equal five years in molecular or cellular biology or related field with substantial. Experiences in cell culture, Western immunoblotting, QRT-PCR, gene transfection/cloning, immunoprecipitation, RNA interference and DNA sequencing.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with molecular or cellular biology or related field. Experiences in flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, animal handling (necropsy and organ collection).
Internal Number: 338398
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