75% Conduct experiments with human derived adult pluripotent stem cells in support of clinical applications. A broad range of activities will be expected, including: cell isolation, freeze/thaw of archived cells, cell culture; flow cytometric characterization and purification (sorting); biochemical assays on DNA, RNA/protein. Preparation of media and various molecular biology techniques.
15% Collect and integrate data from multiple sources. Review literature for relevant sources of scientific information and methods. Maintain laboratory equipment, order and stock items.
10% Documentation of experiments in data books (lab notebooks).
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
BA/BS with a major in biological science or equivalent combination of education and experience to total four years.
Experience performing sterile cell culture. Ability to independently troubleshoot and resolve technical problems.
Understanding of laboratory protocols and necessary steps to ensure compliance with protocols and animal use regulatory standards. Biological tissue handling & processing, routine lab-related tasks.
Previous experience following written protocols and maintaining accurate and complete documentation of all procedures and experiments including demonstrated ability to readily perform all necessary laboratory equations and calculations.
Experience reporting effectively on the progress and direction of individual projects using written and verbal English, to include proper grammar usage and accurate spelling.
Internal Number: 339532
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